Esthetics and smile characteristics from the layperson's perspective: a computer-based survey study.

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BACKGROUND The paradigm shift from occlusion to esthetics places more emphasis on the subtle relationships among the teeth and the interplay with the soft tissues. The authors of this study quantified the ideal and maximum acceptable deviations for smile characteristics. METHODS The authors created a survey by using a digital image editing software… (More)

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@article{Ker2008EstheticsAS, title={Esthetics and smile characteristics from the layperson's perspective: a computer-based survey study.}, author={Alan Ker and Richard Chan and Henry W. Fields and M Gwen Beck and Stephen F. Rosenstiel}, journal={Journal of the American Dental Association}, year={2008}, volume={139 10}, pages={1318-27} }