tipping movement


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tipping movement

Movement of a tooth crown while the root apex remains essentially stationary, resulting in an inclination of the axis of the tooth in one direction.
See: bodily movement; rotational movement
See also: movement
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Dr Liang analyzed initial displacement of the tooth and the stress and strain distribution of the periodontal ligament in 3D finite element models, and found that the lingual retraction force was more likely to cause anterior teeth crown lingual tipping movement (Liang et al., 2009).
A large strap, which runs over the top of the vehicle, is fitted to two electric winches used to control the tipping movement. It's a proven technology in outdoor environments so maintenance shutdowns should not be a major issue.
(19) found an anchorage loss with tipping movement of molar teeth during the retraction of upper incisors with both PG spring and open-coil spring systems, despite the use of transpalatal arch in the open-coil spring group.