six-month-smilesPerceptions of dental professionals and laypersons to altered dental esthetics: Asymmetric and symmetric situations
Vincent O. Kokich, Vincent G. Kokich, and H. Asuman Kiyak

The visual and entertainment media have gradually established esthetic standards for viewers by exposing them to beautiful faces and brilliant smiles. This has retainerhad a direct influence on cosmetic surgery and dentistry. Dale Carnegie described the smile as an important method of influencing people. Unfortunately, teeth are usually not in perfect balance with the surrounding facial structures. Does imbalance of the teeth relative to the face affect the esthetic appearance of the smile? Is tooth malposition considered unattractive by the layperson? View Full Article Here

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