The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

CATEGORY: REVIEW
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 38--39

Smile Aesthetics: Perception Of Dental Aesthetic Zone – An Evidence Based Review


Aneri Patel 
 Goenka Research Institute of Dental Sciences, Gandhinagar, India

Correspondence Address:




How to cite this article:
Patel A. Smile Aesthetics: Perception Of Dental Aesthetic Zone – An Evidence Based Review.J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2020;20:38-39


How to cite this URL:
Patel A. Smile Aesthetics: Perception Of Dental Aesthetic Zone – An Evidence Based Review. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Mar 4 ];20:38-39
Available from: https://www.j-ips.org/text.asp?2020/20/5/38/306418


Full Text



Introduction: Smile plays a significant role in facial aesthetics enhancing the attractiveness of an individual. Personality not only marks an impression on others but also increases self confidence. Various studies have been conducted worldwide and have concluded that perception of aesthetics is completely subjective and is influenced by an individual's choice based on age, gender, caste, region, social culture, level of education, profession, etc. But the fact cannot be denied that a charming smile can open the doors to new opportunities, success and adds to the wellbeing of a person. Studies have been continuously evaluating different aspects of smile design. Still it seeks an extensive review and proper compilation of available data considering different factors which probes the raveled aspects and draws guidelines to conduct a research to further address unanswered questions.

Summary: Literature was reviewed by electronic search of Pubmed and Google Scholar. The review aimed at (1) highlighting the difference of perception between layperson and professionals (2) To assess the factors such as colour gradation, tooth form, buccal corridor triangle, gingival placement etc. Numerous articles were retrieved using specific keywords amongst which selected articles were reviewed based on inclusion criterias.

Conclusion: This review complies and concludes the gist of perception, satisfaction or the dissatisfaction according to patients' psyche and aims to help clinician to plan treatment accordingly to match the blend of demands, aesthetics and functions in anterior dental aesthetic zone.