Department of Restorative Dentistry

                     Fixed Prosthodontics RSTD 3040


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LECTURE OUTLINE

  I.     5 categories of patient concerns




  II.    Definition of esthetics




         a. What is es...
c. Low smile




V.   Characteristics of the esthetic smile
     a. Unity with variety




     b. The midline position (2...
e. Negative space
      i. Incisal edges (3 slides)




       ii. Interdental spaces (3 slides)




f. Gingival Architect...
i. The golden proportion (2 Slides)




ii. Average crown height/width




iii. Visual effects
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  1. 1. Department of Restorative Dentistry Fixed Prosthodontics RSTD 3040 Dr. V. Swain TITLE: Dental Esthetics and the Esthetic Smile PURPOSE: To familiarize the student with the increasing importance of dental esthetics to patients and the impact this has on dental treatment. Characteristics of an esthetics smile will be discussed in detail to help the student in treatment planning and evaluating anterior esthetic restorations. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: To Discuss: 1. Definition of esthetics 2. Importance of esthetics 3. The esthetic zone 4. Smile type 5. Characteristics of esthetic smile 6. The occlusal plane 7. Negative space 8. Tooth forms and proportions SUGGESTED READINGS: Ch. 23 Esthetic Considerations. Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics 3rd Ed. Schillingburg, HT et al. 1997. pp. 419-31.
  2. 2. LECTURE OUTLINE I. 5 categories of patient concerns II. Definition of esthetics a. What is esthetic? III. The esthetic zone a. Patient percentages IV. Smile type a. Average smile b. High smile
  3. 3. c. Low smile V. Characteristics of the esthetic smile a. Unity with variety b. The midline position (2 slides) c. Maxillary central incisor position d. The occlusal plane (3 slides)
  4. 4. e. Negative space i. Incisal edges (3 slides) ii. Interdental spaces (3 slides) f. Gingival Architecture (3 slides) i. Tarnow et al. (J. Periodont 1992) g. Tooth forms and proportions (2 slides)
  5. 5. i. The golden proportion (2 Slides) ii. Average crown height/width iii. Visual effects

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