The Well-Detailed Smile: Smile Arc

March 6, 2018

Patients often ask me what makes a smile beautiful. Because this question comes up so often, I decided to write a blog about the esthetic components of a well-detailed smile. Today’s topic: Smile Arc. Smile Arc describes how the biting edges of the upper teeth ‘flow’ along the curvature of the lower lip line. When this arc is present, smiles are called ‘consonant’ and judged more esthetic. Justine had braces... Read More


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