Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Comparison of clinical indices between two study groups at baseline and after 6 months in maxillary arch

From: Clinical and radiographic comparison of the effects of two types of fixed retainers on periodontium - A randomized clinical trial

Variable measured FRC baseline FRC 6 months
Plaque index SW 6 months - 0.015*
SW baseline 0.46 -
Gingival index SW 6 months - 0.044*
SW baseline 0.51 -
Calculus index SW 6 months - 0.53
SW baseline 1 -
Bleeding on probing SW 6 months - 0.35
SW baseline 0.54 -
  1. SW, spiral wire group; FRC, fiber-reinforced composite group.
  2. *, statistically significant.