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Table 1 Material’s mechanical properties used in this study

From: Stresses in the midpalatal suture in the maxillary protraction therapy: a 3D finite element analysis

Material Young’s modulus (MPa) Poisson’s ratios
Cortical bone 13,800 0.26
Cancellous bone 345 0.31
Suture 0.68 0.47
Periodontal ligament 0.68 0.49
Enamel 84,100 0.20
Dentin 18,600 0.31
Stainless steel 200,000 0.30