Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Maximum von Mises stress (MPa) for force simulating anterior intrusion and retraction force

From: Stress distribution patterns at mini-implant site during retraction and intrusion—a three-dimensional finite element study

Dimension of mini-implant Maximum stress in mini-implant Maximum stress in the cortical bone Maximum stress in the cancellous bone
Group 1a (Fig. 5) 28.0 17.22 0.22
Group 1b 43.34 29.33 0.31
Group 2a 36.24 18.84 0.24
Group 2b 36.46 23.04 0.34
Group 3a (Fig. 6) 210.22 79.74 0.066
Group 3b 125.06 62.29 0.54
Group 4a 159.6 73.58 0.32
Group 4b 156.26 77.09 0.44