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Table 2 Mean (SD) of shear bond strength differences between the different time points

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

Time point difference Conventional brackets SBS difference P value Precoated brackets SBS difference P value
T2 (24 h after) vs.T1 (immediately after) 1.45 (0.62) 0.021 1.32 (1.00) 0.017
T3 (after thermocycling) vs. T2 (24 h after) −0.28 (0.84) 0.656 0.2 (0.23) 0.715
T3 (after thermocycling) vs. T1 (immediately after) 1.17 (1.46) 0.061 1.12 (0.93) 0.051