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Aesthetics

Physical beauty. It is an important concept in marketing because consumers may be more inclined to buy a product they find aesthetically pleasing.
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Spalj, "Gender, age, and psychosocial context of the perception of facial esthetics," Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, vol.
da Silva Coqueiro, "Perception of the esthetic impact of gingival smile on laypersons, dental professionals, and dental students," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, vol.
Al-Faifi, "Use of CAD/CAM in esthetic restoration of badly decayed tooth," Case Reports in Dentistry, vol.
The results showed only 141 (49.6%) out of 284 dentists had satisfactory knowledge about gingival esthetics. 261 (91.9%) out of 284 dentists had satisfactory knowledge about anterior dental aesthetics.
Key Words: esthetics, dental; continuing dental education; over bite; knowledge; gingiva.
Anterior dental esthetics can be subdivided descriptively into facial, dental and gingival components.
Wiseman thus creates a dialogue between Levi-Strauss, artists, poets, and esthetic thinkers and in this way makes apparent the link between anthropology and esthetics.
To understand the import of Wiseman's project, an esthetics must be distinguished from an anthropology of art.
Diagnosis: She presents with pleasing and well-balanced facial esthetics. The maxillary midline was centered to the face and the mandibular midline was shifted 2mm to the left.
Her maxillary central incisors were broad and could be reduced interproximally for esthetics to a more favorable width-to-height ratio.
Of course we cannot be too rigid in distinguishing `a esthetics' from `aesthetic' important though the differences are, since the fortunes of the one, not surprisingly, are to some extent bound up with the fortunes of the other; but this does not mean that the terms are identical in meaning.
Baumgarten, on the other hand, proposed to appropriate the word `a esthetics' and in this he was successful, to name his new science of the beautiful.