Turkish Journal of Orthodontics

Factors Affecting Smile Esthetics


Orthodontist, Private Practice, Ankara, Turkey


Başkent University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Ankara, Turkey

Turk J Orthod 2013; 26: 58-64
DOI: 10.13076/j.tjo.2013.26.01_58
Read: 1164 Downloads: 841 Published: 26 July 2019


Smiling has been one of the areas that draw the interest of orthodontists due to esthetic concerns in recent years. It should be understood what an ideal smile is and which factors affect it, and these should certainly be reflected in the orthodontic treatment plan. The purpose of this review is to describe smiling and to examine factors affecting smile and smile evaluation methods.

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