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Tension and Compression from Orthodontic Tooth Movement

Joanna Culley

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Image Description:

Illustration showing tension and compression from orthodontic tooth movement. There are three phases involved in orthodontic tooth movement: initial tipping, lag phase and progressive tooth movement. A force is applied to the crown of the tooth in the initial tipping phase, the periodontal ligament is compressed on one side and is under tension on the other.

Image File Sizes:



Inches (@300dpi)

cm (@300dpi)


 597 x 600px

 2.0 x 2.0”

5.1 x 5.1cm


 1738 x 1747px

 5.8 x 5.8”

 14.7 x 14.8cm

Anatomy Visible in the Medical Illustration Includes:

Tooth, orthodontic tooth movement, periodontal ligaments, orthodontics.

Image created by:

Joanna Culley


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