Measurement of biting or chewing force is important as very little data regarding this is available in the literature. The biting force is generated by the action of the associated musculature of mandible and maxilla, ultimately transmitted through the teeth on the material which is being bitten or chewed. The objective was to find the range of magnitude of the force for each pair teeth. Biting force measurement was performed over dental implant to observe its biofunctionality. In this work, a load cell was used along with a newly developed transduction device for measuring force. The biting force was measured for ten subjects with dental implant and compared with normal subjects without any dental disease. Result showed our design of screw-root dental implant is comparable to normal tooth.
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Measurement of Biting Force Over Dental Implant
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Biswas, BK, Bag, S, & Pal, S. "Measurement of Biting Force Over Dental Implant." Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Naples, Florida, USA. June 16–19, 2010. pp. 767-768. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2010-19340
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