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Dento facial perspective/ orthodontic schools


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Dento facial perspective/ orthodontic schools

  1. 1. DENTO FACIAL PERSPECTIVE INDIAN DENTAL ACADEMY Leader in continuing dental education
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • In our modern competitive society, a pleasing appearance often means the difference between success and failure in both our personal and professional lives. • An acceptable cosmetic effect in any dental restoration has always been regarded as important to good dentistry. • A well-made prosthesis will fail if it is deficient in this respect.
  3. 3. • Esthetics includes the appreciation and response to the beautiful in art and nature. • Esthetics has been given many definitions in dentistry but according to Young. “It is apparent that beauty, harmony, naturalness and individuality are major qualities” of esthetics. • The dentist must visualize esthetics in relation to the patient and then translate that visualization into an acceptable esthetic result. • The success of his efforts depends upon his artistic ability, his powers of observation and his experience
  4. 4. • This perspective concentrates on the orofacial landmarks consisting of highly vascularised lips with the teeth acting as a gateway to the oral cavity. • The emphasis here is to analyses the lips in relation to the anterior maxillary sextant. • The deeper color of the lips compared with lighter coloured teeth creates a colour contrast to add interest to this arrangement. • The dento-facial composition encompasses both the frontal and saggital planes in two muscular positions; the static and dynamic
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  7. 7. STATIC: • The static position is when the lips are slightly parted and the teeth are out of occlusion with the perioral muscles relatively relaxed. • This position is typically achieved following utterance of the letter ‘M’. In this tranquil position, • four factors influence tooth exposure: lip length, age, race and sex, also known as the acronym LARS.
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