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Table 5 Mean and standard deviation values (in mm) in leveled and unleveled bracket scenarios for plastic deformation

From: Comparison of mechanical properties of beta-titanium wires between leveled and unleveled brackets: an in vitro study

Commercial brand Plastic deformation (mm)
Mean SD
Leveled GAC 0.53* 0.00
Morelli 0.97* 0.00
Organizers 0.53* 0.00
Ormco 0.50* 0.02
Orthometric (beta Flexy) 0.98* 0.02
Orthometric (Flexy Multi) 0.55 0.08
Unleveled GAC 0.43* 0.02
Morelli 0.90* 0.00
Organizers 0.46* 0.00
Ormco 0.36* 0.02
Orthometric (beta Flexy) 0.92* 0.03
Orthometric (Flexy Multi) 0.53 0.12
  1. *Statistically significant differences (p < 0.05) for the same wire.