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Table 1 Data for salivary unstimulated flow rate (UFR), resting pH, saliva whole flow rate (SWFR) and buffer capacity before (T0; baseline assessment) and 1 year after placement of fixed orthodontic appliances (T1; half-treatment assessment)

From: Effect of fixed orthodontic appliances on salivary properties

   UFR (s) pH SWFR (ml/min) Buffer capacity
n = 20 Time points T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1
Median 37.0 37.5 6.8 6.9 1.4 1.4 7.4 (2.04)a 7.15 (2.23)a
  Interquartile range 17.5 39.25 1 1.15 0.83 0.93 8b 9b
  1. aMean (standard deviation); brange.