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Stress monitoring in a maxilla model and dentition
Author(s): Maura Scandelari Milczewski; Hypolito J. Kalinowski; Jean Carlos Cardoso da Silva; Ilda Abe; José Antônio Simões; Armando Saga
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Paper Abstract

Fiber Bragg gratings were used to measure stress caused by the orthodontic appliance in an experimental model reproducing the maxilla and dentition. This study brings light to the understanding of the way forces are dissipated on the dentition and propagate to the adjacent bone. Results show deformations on the order of 4 με and a linear relationship between strain and the applied load in the incisor, canine and molar teeth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7753, 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 77534V (17 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.886071
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Maura Scandelari Milczewski, Brazilian Dentistry Association, Parana (Brazil)
Hypolito J. Kalinowski, Federal Univ. of Technology, Parana (Brazil)
Jean Carlos Cardoso da Silva, Federal Univ. of Technology, Parana (Brazil)
Ilda Abe, Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication (Portugal)
José Antônio Simões, Univ. de Aveiro (Portugal)
Armando Saga, Brazilian Dentistry Association, Parana (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7753:
21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Jacques Albert; Wojtek J. Bock, Editor(s)

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