Denture Tooth Selection: Size Matching of Natural Anterior Tooth Width with Artificial Denture Teeth
In artificial teeth the mesiodistal dimension of anterior teeth is most important, for when the artificial teeth are too small, complete dentures fail to convey realism. The aim of this study was to determine the mesiodistal width of maxillary anterior teeth in natural dentition and commercially available artificial teeth set. The study sample consists of 75 males, 75 females and available anterior teeth sets of four brands. The results showed that the total mesiodistal width of anteriors in artificial denture teeth was smaller than total mesiodistal width in natural dentition of the study population.
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