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Table 2 Value of maximum von Mises stress in the PDL of posterior teeth (MPa)

From: Comparison of one versus two maxillary molars distalization with iPanda: a finite element analysis

Force (g) Von Mises stress (MPa)
First molar Second molar
M D B P Furcation M D B P Furcation
One molar
 50 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002 0.0001 0.0048 0.0033 0.0030 0.0046 0.7600
 100 0.0004 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 0.0002 0.0096 0.0067 0.0059 0.0091 1.5200
 200 0.0006 0.0010 0.0010 0.0010 0.0003 0.0192 0.0136 0.0116 0.0180 3.0400
Two molars
 50 0.0047 0.0041 0.0031 0.0047 0.0041 0.0003 0.0005 0.0004 0.0005 0.0001
 100 0.0095 0.0082 0.0063 0.0095 0.0082 0.0006 0.0009 0.0009 0.0009 0.0002
 200 0.0189 0.0164 0.0125 0.0189 0.0163 0.0011 0.0018 0.0018 0.0018 0.0004