Contemporary Clinical Dentistry

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79--82

Evaluation of the nasolabial angle in the Indian population


Vinay Dua, Shilpa Gupta, Chanjyot Singh 
 M. M. College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India

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Vinay Dua
Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, MM College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana (Ambala)
India

Nasolabial angle has become the angle depicting the esthetics so has attained the prime importance in the treatment planning. Dr Jay P. Fitzgerland and Dr. Ram S. Nanda. In 1992 gave norms for Caucasian population. A radiographic cephalometric study was undertaken with 45 subjects of Indian origin to evaluate and compare with their result. The method of evaluation was according to the criteria given by Dr. Jay P Fitzergerald in AJODO 1992; 102:328-34. Significant decrease in nasolabial angle values was found in case of Indian population as compared to white adults.


How to cite this article:
Dua V, Gupta S, Singh C. Evaluation of the nasolabial angle in the Indian population.Contemp Clin Dent 2010;1:79-82


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Dua V, Gupta S, Singh C. Evaluation of the nasolabial angle in the Indian population. Contemp Clin Dent [serial online] 2010 [cited 2022 May 23 ];1:79-82
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