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Volume 2013, Article ID 871423, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/871423
Research Article

Friction Forces during Sliding of Various Brackets for Malaligned Teeth: An In Vitro Study

1Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70124 Bari, Italy
2Department of Dental, Orthodontic and Surgical Disciplines, Second University of Naples, 80138 Naples, Italy
3Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management (DMMM), Polytechnic University of Bari, Viale Japigia 182, 70126 Bari, Italy
4Società Cooperativa Sociale e Sanitaria ONLUS “Insieme con Padre Pio”, 74015 Martina Franca, Italy
5European Society for Experimental Mechanics (EuraSEM), Italy

Received 20 November 2012; Accepted 17 December 2012

Academic Editors: M. Rosentritt and I. Watanabe

Copyright © 2013 Vito Crincoli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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