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Table 3 Nodes and elements in FEM model

From: Comparative assessment of the efficacy of closed helical loop and T-loop for space closure in lingual orthodontics—a finite element study

Components No. of nodes No. of elements
Teeth 172,888 798,462
Periodontal ligament 20,429 30,211
Alveolar bone 16,684 817,296
Brackets 24,006 94,038
Archwire 6597 2928