The use of golden proportion in dentistry: a integrative review

Luisa Piazzon Tridapalli, Marina Steinbach

Abstract


OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this integrative review was assembling information about the golden ratio, improving a different sight to the theme.
METHODS: Original articles were retrieved on databases Scielo, PubMed, Lilacs and Web of Science selecting proper articles published between the years of 2006-2017.
RESULTS: 55 articles were included, in which 42% of the findings corresponded to aesthetic perception and 40% to golden ratio and ethnical groups.
CONCLUSION: The findings suggest that there’s no relationship between golden ratio and natural teeths and this ratio isn’t a decisive factor to ensuring the smile attractiveness, however, if this proportion were individually applied for each patient, can become a useful guide.


Keywords


golden ratio; dentistry; aesthetics; smile; parameters.

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