Pieter A A M van der Geld

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INTRODUCTION Tooth display and lip position in smiling and speech are important esthetic aspects in orthodontics and dentofacial surgery. The spontaneous smile and speech are considered valuable diagnostic criteria in addition to the posed social smile. A method was developed to measure tooth display in both smile types and speech. METHODS The faces of 20(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate self-perception of smile attractiveness and to determine the role of smile line and other aspects correlated with smile attractiveness and their influence on personality traits. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Participants judged their smile attractiveness with a patient-specific questionnaire. The questionnaire contained a spontaneous(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze differences in tooth display, lip-line height, and smile width between the posed smiling record, traditionally produced for orthodontic diagnosis, and the spontaneous (Duchenne) smile of joy. MATERIAL AND METHODS The faces of 122 male participants were each filmed during spontaneous and posed smiling. Spontaneous smiles were elicited(More)
INTRODUCTION Esthetic analysis of dynamic functions such as spontaneous smiling is feasible by using digital videography and computer measurement for lip line height and tooth display. Because quantitative measurements are time-consuming, digital videography and semiquantitative (visual) estimation according to a standard categorization are more practical(More)
The aims of this study were to analyse lip line heights and age effects in an adult male population during spontaneous smiling, speech, and tooth display in the natural rest position and to determine whether lip line height follows a consistent pattern during these different functions. The sample consisted of 122 randomly selected male participants from(More)
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