Patients' self-perception of dentofacial attractiveness before and after exposure to facial photographs.

@article{Bonetti2011PatientsSO,
  title={Patients' self-perception of dentofacial attractiveness before and after exposure to facial photographs.},
  author={Giulio Alessandri Bonetti and Andrea Alberti and Claudio Sartini and Serena Incerti Parenti},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={517-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether exposure to pretreatment photographs of themselves influenced patients' self-perception of dentofacial attractiveness and willingness to undergo treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 100 subjects of white ancestry aged 18 years or older (Study Group) and 100 sex- and age-matched controls (Control Group) were selected. Photographs of the frontal view of the face and the profile view of the face, both at rest and while smiling, were taken of each participant… CONTINUE READING