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Table 2 Transmittance values of the three aligners before and after in vitro aging

From: Optical properties of orthodontic aligners—spectrophotometry analysis of three types before and after aging

Aligner Transmittance at 400 nm ± SD Transmittance at 700 nm ± SD
As received After aging Significance As received After aging Significance
All-In 53.58 ± 4.1 51.08 ± 2.6 N.S. 60.72 ± 2.9 59.60 ± 2.6 N.S.
Invisalign 68.65 ± 1.1 63.38 ± 3.0 N.S. 72.66 ± 1.1 69.27 ± 2.4 N.S.
F22 79.29 ± 5.0 78.25 ± 1.2 N.S. 82.45 ± 4.6 82.45 ± 1.7 N.S.
  1. N.S. not significant variation