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Appropriate proportions as guidelines in selection of anterior

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Author(s): Nikola Petričević | Asja Čelebić | Lejla Ibrahimagić-Šeper | Ivan Kovačić

Journal: Medicinski Glasnik
ISSN 1840-0132

Volume: 5;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 103;
Date: 2008;
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Keywords: maxillary anterior teeth | tooth crown proportion | Golden proportion | hard palate proportion | 75% proportion

ABSTRACT
Aim To examine width-to-length and tooth-to-tooth width ratiosof maxillary anterior teeth and to compare the obtained proportionswith the width-to-length ratio of the hard palate, the GoldenProportion and the 75 % Proportion.Methods The widths and the lengths of the clinical crowns of themaxillary anterior teeth were measured. Hard palate width andlength were measured. Width-to-length ratio of the hard palatewas calculated, as well as width-to-length ratios of the maxillaryanterior teeth. Further, tooth-to-tooth width ratios were calculatedfor all maxillary anterior teeth.Results Comparison between width-to-length ratios of the maxillaryanterior teeth and the 75 % Proportion, the Golden Proportionand the proportion of hard palate revealed statistically significantdifferences (p

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