A 3-dimensional mechanical analysis of the tooth-jaw system

H.W.J. Huiskes

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Abstract

This analysis was aimed at the development of a usable mathematical relation between arbitrary 3-dimensional loading and elastic or initial displacement of a tooth, dependent on the most essential parameters of the tooth-jaw structure. Such a relation is important for structural analyses of orthodontic appliances and dental implants, since their mechanical behaviour depends on the characteristics of the elastic support. A 3-dimensional mathematical model, based on finite element methods, was developed
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 29th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology 1976, Boston, Massachusetts
Place of PublicationChevy Chase, MD, USA
PublisherAlliance for Engineering in Medicine & Biology
Pages31
Publication statusPublished - 1976

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    Huiskes, H. W. J. (1976). A 3-dimensional mechanical analysis of the tooth-jaw system. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology 1976, Boston, Massachusetts (pp. 31). Alliance for Engineering in Medicine & Biology.