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IP Indian Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Research

Biomechanics in orthodontics - A review (Part 1)

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Author Details : Khalid Ashraf, Rohit Kulshrestha*, Ragni Tandom, Harmeet Kaur, Pranshu Mathur

Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 114-124

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Orthodontic forces can be dealt with numerically as vectors. At the point when in excess of one power is connected to a tooth, the forces can be consolidated to decide a solitary by and large resultant. Forces can likewise be isolated into segments so as to decide impacts parallel and perpendicular to the occlusal plane, Frankfort horizontal, or the long axis of the tooth. Forces produce either translation (bodily movement), rotation, or a combination of translation and rotation, depending upon the relationship of the line of action of the force to the center of resistance of the tooth. Since most forces are applied at the bracket, it is important to process equal force frameworks at the centre of resistance keeping in mind the end goal to anticipate tooth development. The point of this review article is to give us a knowledge on biomechanics in orthodontics which are utilized as a part of day by day practice.

Keywords: Force, Moment, Couple, Biomechanics.

Doi : 10.18231/2455-6785.2018.0024

How to cite : Ashraf K, Kulshrestha R, Tandom R, Kaur H , Mathur P, Biomechanics in orthodontics - A review (Part 1). IP Indian J Orthod Dentofacial Res 2018;4(3):114-124

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