Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 3

Effect of Gender and Experience on Shade Matching-A Comparative Evaluation

Nitin HC1, K Chandrasekharan Nair2* and Jayakar Shetty3

1Specialist Prosthodontist, Wassan Speciality Dental Center, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2Professor Emeritus, Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
3Former Professor, Dept. of Prosthodontics, AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, India

*Corresponding Author: K Chandrasekharan Nair, Professor Emeritus, Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. ORCID ID: https://orcid.0000-0003-3114-3015

Received: January 23, 2023; Published: February 12, 2023

Abstract

Shade selection critically dictates clinical success of fixed prosthesis. There are a few factors that can influence the shade selection like the illuminating light sources, gazing at colored cards before shade selection, clinical experience of the operator who selects the shade and the gender of the operator. In the Indian context, there are very few studies that critically evaluates the influence of clinical experience of the professional who does the shade selection and the role of gender. While comparing Professors, PG students and interns for their shade matching ability, professors performed better than the other two groups. Female operators performed better than the male operators but the difference was not statistically significant.

Keywords: Shade Selection; Illuminating Lights; Gazing at Colour Cards; Gender; Experience

References

  1. Nitin HC., et al. “Effect of Illuminants, Colour Cards and Shade Guides on Shade Matching - A Comparative Study". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 12 (2022): 73-85.
  2. https://www.clintoneye.com/color-blindness.html
  3. Rodrı´guez-Carmona M., et al. “Sex-related differences in chromatic sensitivity”. Visual Neuroscience 25 (2008): 433-440.
  4. Helene J and Haddad., et al. “Does gender and experience influence shade matching quality?” Journal of Dentistry 37s (2009): e40-e44.
  5. Oscar E Pecho., et al. “Influence of Gender on Visual Shade Matching in Dentistry”. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry Wiley Periodicals, Inc (2017).
  6. Anirudh Garg., et al. “Effect of ocular dominance, clinical experience and sex on the accuracy of shade selection”. Quintessence International 53 (2002): 320-327.
  7. Cardoso JA., et al. “Clinical decisions for anterior restorations; the concept of restorative volume”. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 24 (2012): 367-383.
  8. Thomas LL., et al. “Sex differences in elicited color lexicon size”. Journal of Perceptual and Motor Skills 47 (1978): 77-78.
  9. Ivan Ristic and Rade D Paravina. “Does Gender Influence Color Matching Quality?” Balkan Journal of Dental Medicine 20 (2016) :89-93.
  10. O’Neill-Biba M., et al. “Loss of chromatic sensitivity in AMD and diabetes: a comparative study”. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 30 (2010): 705-716.
  11. Nakhaei M., et al. “The Influence of Dental Shade Guides and Experience on the Accuracy of Shade Matching”. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 1 (2016): 22-26.
  12. Paravina RD. “Evaluation of a newly developed visual shade-matching apparatus”. The International Journal of Prosthodontics 15 (2002): 528-534.
  13. Hammad IA. “Intrarater repeatability of shade selections with two shade guides”. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 89 (2003): 50-53.

Citation

Citation: Nitin H C., et al. “Effect of Gender and Experience on Shade Matching-A Comparative Evaluation".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.3 (2023): 38-44.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 K Chandrasekharan Nair., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




Metrics

Acceptance rate30%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.278

Indexed In





News and Events


Contact US