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June 2019 Issue Highlights Strategies for Bracket Placement Based on Smile Esthetics Our concept of facial beauty has evolved in recent years. In this article, Drs. Balut, Sarver, and Popnikolov propose a method of bracket positioning that accounts for such characteristics as gingival contour, smile height, smile width, and smile arc accentuation from premolar to premolar.

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