Evaluating and Establishing Ideal Smile Esthetics : Beauty is More than Skin Deep

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
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An ideal smile is composed of individual components that interact in a harmonic manner. The three primary aspects of an ideal smile are: the teeth, lips, and gingiva. While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, there are established guidelines to which we should adhere when assessing and creating overall ideal smile esthetics. This course seeks to describe the current evidence assessing ideal smile components as well as the impact of age, gender, and race/ethnicity on how smiles are judged as attractive or unattractive.

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  • Dr. Geisinger reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


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  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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