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Table 2 Root resorption and roots out of the bone after orthodontic treatment in low-, average-, and high-angle patients

From: Evaluation of mandibular anterior alveolus in different skeletal patterns

  Average initial root length, mm (S.D.) Number of patients with root resorption over 10 % Percentage of patients with root resorption over 10 % Percentage of patients with the tooth out of the bone
Low-angle 20.75 (1.7) 1 1/11 = 9 % 0/11 = 0 %
Average-angle 20 (1.6) 4 4/20 = 20 % 1/20 = 5 %
High-angle 20.5 (0.8) 6 6/27 = 22 % 6/27 = 22 %