Bimaxillary protrusion in black Americans--an esthetic evaluation and the treatment considerations.

@article{Farrow1993BimaxillaryPI,
  title={Bimaxillary protrusion in black Americans--an esthetic evaluation and the treatment considerations.},
  author={Andrew Farrow and Kourosh Zarrinnia and K Azizi},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={1993},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={240-50}
}
This study attempted to discover what black Americans find attractive about their profile. Fifteen black patients (eight males, seven females) were selected at random and used as models. Lateral photographs were taken on each patient, and a computer was used to alter the profiles to depict different levels of bimaxillary protrusion. Each patient was manipulated into four different profile types according to specific numerical guidelines. A vertical reference line from soft tissue glabella… CONTINUE READING

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