|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
December, 2011, Vol. 13, No. 4
CLINICAL CASE REPORTS
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Factors influencing face aging. Literature review
Kestutis Sveikata, Irena Balciuniene, Janina Tutkuviene
The aim of this review is to analyze different factors which can affect natural face aging by delaying or expediting the process. Various studies shows that different factors such as ultraviolet light, gravity, habits, teeth loss may affect face appearance during aging. The articles from 1959 to 2011 related to topic were identified. 47 articles were selected for data collection.
Key words: ace aging, aging changes, influencing factors.
Received: 25 09 2011
Accepted for publishing: 22 12 2011
1Institute of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University
2Vilnius University Hospital, Zalgiris Clinic
3Department of Anatomy, Histology and Anthropology, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University
Kestutis Sveikata1 – PhD student
Irena Balciuniene2 – D.D.S, PhD, Dr. hab., prof.
Janina Tutkuviene3 – M.D., PhD, Dr. hab., prof.
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