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Table 3 Differences in main values of load/deflection curves (g/mm) of each archwire size and their statistical significance using F ANOVA test (F < 0.001*; F < 0.01**; F < 0.05***)

From: Stiffness comparison of mushroom and straight SS and TMA lingual archwires

  Differences in main values of load/deflection curves (g/mm)
SS 0.016 × 0.016 400* 69
SS 0.016 × 0.022 585** 246***
TMA 0.017 × 0.017 363.4* 78***
SS 0.018 × 0.018 828.9** 399.3***
SS 0.018 × 0.025 605* 5
  Straight wire vs mushroom upper Straight wire vs mushroom lower