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Table 4 Mean (SD) of adhesive remnant index 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 ARI difference P value Precoated brackets ARI difference P value
T2 (24 h after) vs. T1 (immediately after) −0.24 (0.02) 0.767 −0.17 (0.06) 0.782
T3 (after thermocycling) vs. T2 (24 h after) −0.06 (0.13) 0.817 0.1 (0.09) 0.798
T3 (after thermocycling) vs. T1 (immediately after) −0.3 (0.11) 0.656 −0.07 (0.03) 0.815