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VOLUME 20 , ISSUE 12 ( December, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Applicability of the Existence of Golden Standard and Golden Percentage in the Population of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India: A Comparative Study

Zuber A Naqvi, Amit Gupta, Karamdeep S Ahluwalia

Keywords : Digital caliper, Golden percentage, Golden standard, Grid, Perceived width

Citation Information : Naqvi ZA, Gupta A, Ahluwalia KS. Applicability of the Existence of Golden Standard and Golden Percentage in the Population of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India: A Comparative Study. J Contemp Dent Pract 2019; 20 (12):1456-1460.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-2721

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Aim: An evaluation for the existence of the golden percentage and golden standard in Jaipur population: a comparative study. Materials and methods: Sample includes a total of 300 dentulous casts of participants including 150 males and 150 females. The cast belongs to the students, patients, and their attendants of Jaipur origin by birth who visited the Jaipur Dental College and Hospital. The width and height of maxillary teeth were measured by using a digital caliper. A grid was used to measure apparent widths of teeth. Student\'s t test was used to analyze the data using SPSS for Windows software (version 21) at the level of significance p < 0.05. Results: The mean and standard deviation (SD) for the golden percentage of right and left central incisors, right and left lateral incisors, and for right and left canines was found to be statistically significant from the ideal golden percentage (p < 0.05). The difference between mean and SD of the golden standard for right and left central incisors from the standard (80%) was statistically significant (p < 0.05). Conclusion: The golden percentage and golden standard did not exist in Jaipur population. Clinical significance: The result of this study shows deviation from the ideal golden percentage and golden standard for Jaipur population which can be used clinically as a guideline for esthetic results.

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