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Table 3 Medians of pre and post demineralization DIAGNOdent values for bleached and non-bleached subgroups

From: Decalcification prevention around orthodontic brackets bonded to bleached enamel using different topical agents

  Non-bleached group Bleached group
Subgroups Pre demineralization Post demineralization Z P value Pre demineralization Post demineralization Z P value
Control 4.0 26.50 2.807- 0.005 3.0 4.50 -2.555 0.011
Profluorid varnish 4.0 4.0 0.137- 0.891 3.0 2.0 -2.414 0.016
Enamel Pro Varnish 3.0 3.0 1.473- 0.141 2.0 2.0 -2.530 0.011
Ortho-Choice Ortho-Coat 5.50 4.0 2.401- 0.016 3.00 2.50 -1.667 0.096
GC Tooth Mousse 5.0 10.0 2.807- 0.005 2.0 3.50 -2.825 0.005
GC MI Paste plus 5.0 8.0 2.405- 0.016 2.0 4.00 -2.724 0.006
  1. Significant at P<0.05