Incisor positions can impact oral health, occlusal function, and smile appearance from both the frontal and lateral perspectives. Evidence supporting optimal incisor crown inclinations and optimal AP root positions will be presented along with clinical examples. Specific clinical strategies can be employed to facilitate reaching the intended goals. Guidelines for incisor positioning are believed to be universally applicable regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity.
Assess incisor positions in a clinically relevant way.
Identify optimal treatment goals for incisor inclinations and AP root positions.
Employ clinical strategies to help achieve the incisor position goals.