Table 3: Mean bending and torsional moment values according to specialty.

Moment typeSpecialtyMean (Ncm)

Bending moment (Ch1)Oral and maxillofacial surgeon22.868
Prosthodontist29.420
Periodontist23.075
Dentist17.546

Bending moment (Ch1)Oral and maxillofacial surgeon22.917
Prosthodontist20.736
Periodontist14.392
Dentist12.476

Torsional moment (Ch3)Control25.988
Oral and maxillofacial surgeon9.773
Prosthodontist10.989
Periodontist8.941
Dentist7.283