Determination of Individual Mesio-distal Sizes of Front Teeth Upper and Lower Jaw
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This article focuses on a problem of measuring front teeth’s individual size parameters. Teeth size may determine the set of treatment in orthopaedic stomatology, therapeutic stomatology and orthodontics. Choosing the size of artificial teeth is an important phase of denture, since it determines the function and aesthetics of dental prosthesis. In the practice of orthodontics teeth’s size parameters allow for dentist to detect the normodontism, microdontism or macrodontism in each specific case. Knowing about tooth crown’s sizes allows dentist to model anatomically correct and aesthetic tooth restoration. Authors review different methods of tooth size measuring and point out it’s pros and cons. The review highlighted the relationship between craniofacial parameters and the front teeth’s width. The results obtained allow dentist to calculate individual mesio-distal parameters of canine, lateral incisor and central incisor in every case.