CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2017; 07(01): 004-006
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1708686
Original Article

A Survey To Evaluate The Nasolabial Angle (Nla) In Indian Population

Vinaya Bhat
1  Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
,
Chethan Hegde
2  HOD and Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
,
Varun Raj
3  Post graduate, Department of Prosthodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
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Abstract

Esthetics is an important factor in self-esteem of a person. Nasolabial angle is a key determinant in the fullness of the upper lip and it has been utilized to assess the esthetics while restoring upper anterior teeth. In the present study, the average nasolabial angle of the Indian population was assessed and identified which could be used as a guideline while replacing an edentulous patient with prosthesis.



Publication History

Received: 18 January 2017

Accepted: 05 February 2017

Publication Date:
22 April 2020 (online)

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