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Table 1 Elastic properties and Poisson ratio’s of the structures used in the study

From: A new method for the treatment of unilateral posterior cross-bite: a three-dimensional finite element stress analysis study

  Elastic properties (GPa) Poisson ratio
Cortical bone 15 0.30
Spongious bone 1.50 0.30
Teeth 19.6 0.30
Sutures 0.069 0.45
RME appiance (stainless steel) 200 0.29
Acrylic (polimethyl methacrilate) 1.80 0.35
Periodontal ligament 0.07 0.45
  1. GPa gigapascal, RME rapid maxillary expansion