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Esthetics and Anterior Tooth Posistion: An Orthodontic Perspective Part 2 - Vertical Position Esthetics and Anterior Tooth Posistion: An Orthodontic Perspective Part 2 - Vertical Position

Author(s):

Vincent G. Kokich, Sr., DDS, MSD

Date Added:

7/1/1993


Summary:

Orthodontics plays a major role in dental esthetics. In Part I of this series the evaluation and treatment of discrepancies in crown length were discussed. Part II describes the assessment and correction of vertical malposition of the maxillary anterior teeth.

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