Zihan Wang, Jinrui Xu, Jing Nie
The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University Orthodontic Department, Xinjiang, Urumqi, 830054, China
The chin has an important impact on the patient's facial aesthetics, and the shape of the chin not only affects the position and shape of other soft and hard tissues of the face, but also affects the overall coordination and balance of the jaws. Domestic and foreign studies have found that chin morphology is associated with gender, vertical facial pattern, and horizontal facial pattern. Orthodontists should fully consider the shape of the patient's chin when designing orthodontic treatment to achieve the greatest degree of soft and hard tissue appearance and obtain a good orthodontic effect.
shape of chin; malocclusion; facial pattern
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