Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
Original Article

Occlusal Cant: Etiology, Evaluation, and Management


Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, Isparta, Turkey

Turk J Orthod 2014; 27: 174-180
DOI: 10.13076/TJO-D-14-00034
Read: 250 Downloads: 54 Published: 26 July 2019


Occlusal cant is an important factor affecting smile esthetics.The dynamic display zone includes lateral, vertical, and anteroposterior aspects, as well as the cant of the occlusal plane. Smile design and mechanotherapy must take into account an esthetic plane of occlusion. The purpose of this review is to describe occlusal cant, examine its diagnosis, and explain the treatment alternatives for this condition. 

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