Dressed to the 9s

In the evaluation of the face, there are hundreds of thousands of reference points that the brain processes seemingly instantaneously. As dental-scientists we try to ascertain what reference points are the brain has linked to ideal characteristics of attraction/normal. We haven’t attained the omnipotent status the brain has in summarizing and determining if the thousands of reference points are ideal or abnormal, in fact we are quite ineffective at this process. To prove the point, try yourself out; download this pdf and see how good you are at determining the 9 meso ideal positions and the 9 micro ideal positions on your next patient’s teeth.