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Research Article

Influence of Oral Appliances for Mandibular Advancement on Dentitions Using a Strain Gauge Analysis: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Comparison of the strain on the incisors.

Recording periodMean ± SD
SiteStretching strainCompressive strainStretching versus compressive strains

ShortUpper incisor2.5 ± 5.817.7 ± 7.9
Lower incisor25.3 ± 14.626.5 ± 33.7NS
LongUpper incisor25.7 ± 33.967.8 ± 44.6
Lower incisor119.7 ± 2.660.6 ± 52.4

Stretching strain: upper-lingual side; lower-labial side.
Compressive strain: upper-labial side; lower-lingual side.
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NS = not significant.

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