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Table 3 The highest Von Mises stress levels calculated on the crowns and the roots of the teeth

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

Tooth Corticotomy applied side Non-corticotomy side
Crown Root Crown Root
Central incisor 0.18 0.04 0.19 0.05
Lateral incisor 0.35 0.23 0.35 0.27
Canine 0.67 0.00 0.69 0.00
First premolar 1.53 B:0.02 P:0.10 1.60 B:0.02 P:0.10
Second premolar 0.53 0.53 0.62 0.53
First molar 2.72 MB:0.87 dB:0.55 P:0.96 3.19 MB:0.89 dB:0.56 P:1.00
Second molar 1.07 MB:0.58 dB:0.51 P:0.96 1.10 MB:0.59 dB:0.65 P:1.01
  1. The values presented in the table were in GPa. B buccal root, P palatal root, MB
  2. mesiobuccal root, DB distobuccal root