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Table 1 Mechanical properties of the teeth and bone, utilized in the model

From: Tridimensional finite element analysis of teeth movement induced by different headgear forces

Material Young’s modulus (MPa) Poisson’s ratio
Enamel 84,100a 0.20a
Dentine 18,600a 0.31a
Cortical bone 13,800a 0.26a
Cancellous bone 345a 0.31a
Pulp 2b 0.45b
Stainless steel 20,0000c 0.30c
  1. aJones et al. (2001)
  2. bQian et al. (2008)
  3. cKojima and Fukui (2006)