publication . Article . 2010

Effect of Cervical Lessions on the Tooth FEM Study

Gabriela Bereşescu; Ligia Brezeanu; Claudia Şoaita;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2010 Journal: Scientific Bulletin of the ''Petru Maior" University of Tîrgu Mureș (issn: 1841-9267, eissn: 2285-438X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Editura Universităţii "Petru Maior"
Abstract
The approach used until recently concerning the phenomena of dental abfraction points to the conclusion that the cervical area of the tooth, were this type of lesion usually occur, concentrates the stress resulted from the action of the forces applied on various areas on the crown. Moreover, any lesion in the cervical area facilitates the possibility of its advance into the tooth, ultimately fracturing it. Our paper presents a FEM (finite element method) study on the results of a mechanical analysis of the phenomena involving the tooth damaged by cervical lesions.
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic systemstomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: finite element analysis, cervical lesion abfraction, stress, displacement, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040
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