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Table 4 Descriptive statistics for archwire’s measurements divided by group and size

From: Dimensional variability of orthodontic slots and archwires: an analysis of torque expression and clinical implications

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
  0.019 × 0.025 archwire 0.021 × 0.025 archwire 0.019 × 0.025 archwire 0.021 × 0.025 archwire 0.019 × 0.025 archwire 0.021 × 0.025 archwire
Arch height 0.0190 ± 0.00009 0.0209 ± 0.00011 0.0189 ± 0.00009 0.0207 ± 0.00016 0.0191 ± 0.00004 0.0211 ± 0.00009
Arch width 0.0248 ± 0.00004 0.0249 ± 0.00010 0.0248 ± 0.00017 0.0248 ± 0.00015 0.0251 ± 0.00007 0.0252 ± 0.00015
Radius of edge bevel 0.0036 ± 0.00042 0.0039 ± 0.00048 0.0029 ± 0.00007 0.0030 ± 0.00010 0.0053 ± 0.00042 0.0049 ± 0.00064
  1. Mean ± SD; values are expressed in inch
  2. Group 1 Astar Orthodontics, Group 2 SIA, Group 3 Sweden & Martina
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