What is the Bauschinger effect?

Renato Parsekian MARTINS

Objective: This article aims to explain and discuss the Bauschinger effect in orthodontics. Conclusion: By being aware of how the metallic materials behave, the orthodontist can use the mechanical properties to his or her own advantage, and also to know how to minimize the undesired effects that may occur due to the peculiarities of Orthodontics.

Keywords: Orthodontic archwires. Orthodontic mechanics. Properties of metal alloys.

How to cite: Martins RP. What is the Bauschinger effect? Clin Orthod. 2021 Aug-Sept;20(4):68-71.

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