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Table 5 ARI scores

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

  Score Conventional brackets (%) Precoated brackets (%) Chi-square P value
Immediately after bonding 0 0 (0) 5 (17) 4.600 0.032
1 10 (33) 10 (33)
2 11 (37) 12 (40)
3 9 (30) 3 (10)
24 h after bonding 0 1 (3) 5 (17) 4.117 0.042
1 11 (37) 13 (43)
2 13 (40) 10 (33)
3 6 (20) 2 (7)
After thermocycling 0 1 (3) 5 (17) 4.117 0.042
1 11 (37) 13 (43)
2 13 (40) 10 (33)
  3 6 (20) 2 (7)   
  1. 0, no adhesive on the tooth; 1, less than 50% adhesive on the tooth; 2, more than 50% adhesive on the tooth, and 3, all adhesive remained on the tooth.