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Table 1 Comparison of the mean ΔE after WSL formation (T1-T0) between each main group and the threshold of clinical detection

From: Treatment of various degrees of white spot lesions using resin infiltration—in vitro study

Different depths of WSLs Mean ΔE SD Critical value ΔE t P value
Shallow enamel (n = 24) 3.837 0.814 3.7 0.56 0.589
Deep enamel (n = 24) 4.807 1.586 2.31 0.043*
Shallow dentine (n = 24) 5.109 1.683 2.78 0.020*
Deep dentine (n = 24) 6.919 0.86 12.41 0.000**
  1. *Significant at a P value < 0.05; **significant at a P value < 0.001; (n) sample size