J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 16, Number 2, 2013Aesthetics and Therapeutics (2)
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Published online||29 May 2013|
Display of the mandibular incisors in older adult patients: orthodontic applications
Address for correspondence: C. MULLER Spécialiste Qualifiée en ODF Exercice privé – Othodontie linguale exclusive – Paris. email@example.com
When older adult patients request esthetic enhancement they are mainly concerned about the lower incisors. In fact, for older adult patients, the impact of the mandibular incisors is at least as important as that of the upper jaw incisors on their facial esthetics. This article discusses the importance of specifically documenting this claim and proposes that the diagnostic evaluation of older adult patients should routinely include two specific photos.
Key words: Incisors of the lower jaw / Older adult patient / Phonation / Esthetics / Diagnosis
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