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Table 1 Distribution of age, sex, and left or right missing teeth in the OSC and implant groups

From: Missing upper incisors: a retrospective study of orthodontic space closure versus implant

Treatment group OSC group Implant group Significance
Age at the time of treatment completion 19 ± 2.1 20 ± 1.4 NS
Gender Male 6 5 NS
Female 4 5 NS
Lateral incisor Left 3 1 NS
Right 4 3 NS
Central incisor Left 4 4 NS
Right 6 6 NS
Treatment time (months) 29 ± 7 18 ± 4 P < 0.001
  1. OSC, orthodontic space closure; NS, not significant.