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Table 1 Mean (SD) of shear bond SBS measured in MPa

From: Comparison of shear bond strength and adhesive remnant index between precoated and conventionally bonded orthodontic brackets

Time point Conventional brackets SBS Precoated brackets SBS P value
T1 (immediately after) 5.37 (1.62) 6.27 (1.43) 0.028
T2 (24 h after) 6.82 (2.24) 7.19 (2.13) 0.516
T3 (after thermocycling) 6.54 (3.08) 7.39 (2.36) 0.238