International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2016, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part A
The gum and tooth show preference during smile by the patients visiting qassim university dental hospital
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Rabia Bilal
Objectives: To determine the preference of incisal and gum show during smile by the patients visiting the qassim university dental hospital. Methods: It is a Cross sectional study, consisting of questions regarding the dynamic smile. Questionnaire was given to 162 patients to assess their preference about the incisal and gum show during smiling. Results: Full incisal show and 2mm of gum show is the preferred attribute by the patients during the dynamic smile. There was significant difference between the genders in some of the values of incisal and gum show. Conclusion: Patients preferred full incisal show and 2 mm of gum show during smile. There is increased awareness of patients regarding the ideal standards of smile. Orthodontists and dentists should be mindful to achieve these standards.
Pages: 24-27 | 979 Views 3 Downloads
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Dr. Rabia Bilal. The gum and tooth show preference during smile by the patients visiting qassim university dental hospital. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2016; 2(1): 24-27.