Assessment of Lip Position

Written By : Dr. Rania AlRaddadi .

Dear all,

Here is a quick reminder & an illustration + some old but nonetheless classic references.

In ceph and photographic analysis there are many lines that have been introduced to assess lip position: Ricketts E line, Steiner’s S line, Holdaway’s H line, Burstone’s B line to name a few.. But actually the ones that are mostly used are the E line and the S line.
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STCA (soft tissue cephalometric analysis)

Written by : Dr. Rania AlRaddadi ..

Dear all,

Attached is an article that discusses STCA (soft tissue cephalometric analysis).

I think some of us already came across it but I thought I would share it anyway.

Now I understand that we always say that ceph readings are only numbers and that we should always look at the patient clinically, but I still think that this is a good article because most of the time we rely on photographs to diagnose which are not always standard or accurate. Using the ceph (which we already take routinely for each patient) might aid in our diagnosis process.
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