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Table 2 Nodes and elements

From: Evaluating the effects of consolidation on intrusion and retraction using temporary anchorage devices—a FEM study

S.No. Description Number of elements Number of nodes
1 Hard bone 79,455 25,150
2 Soft bone 94,844 24,957
3 Mini-implants 14,259 4470
4 Brackets 52,730 16,856
5 Wire 100 101
6 Teeth 20 22
7 PDL 46,570 13,640
8 Anterior retraction hook 20 22
  1. Total nodes in the study = 43,887. Total elements in the study = 209,807