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Table 3 Maximum aligner deformation and location

From: Biomechanical analysis of effective mandibular en-masse retraction using Class II elastics with a clear aligner: a finite element study

Aligner deformation Max (mm) Location
Control 0.162 L4 lingual cervical
MB 0.191 L4 lingual cervical
DB 0.187 L4 lingual cervical
ML 0.141 L4 buccal and lingual cervical
DL 0.142 L4 buccal and lingual cervical
AMB 0.187 L4 lingual cervical
  1. L4: the mandibular first premolar