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Table 2 Amount of angular tooth movement determined by each software package

From: TIP, TORQUE & ROTATIONS: How accurately do digital superimposition software packages quantify tooth movement?

Type Movements No Digital Setup
Mean ± S.D
S-BF
Mean ± S.D
I-SB
Mean ± S.D
A-BF
Mean ± S.D
Maxillary Tip 97 − 1.043 ± 5.3 − 1.012 ± 4.9 − 0.435 ± 2 − 0.730 ± 3.6
Torque 190 − 2.884 ± 4.5 − 2.572 ± 4.1 − 2.060 ± 3.7 − 2.258 ± 3.4
Rotation 149 − 1.287 ± 9.8 − 1.235 ± 9.3 − 0.808 ± 7.3 − 1.219 ± 8.7
Mandibular Tip 104 0.164 ± 5.6 0.060 ± 5 0.001 ± 2.7 0.067 ± 4.2
Torque 143 − 1.906 ± 4.5 − 1.547 ± 3.6 − 0.986 ± 2.5 − 1.791 ± 4.2
Rotation 146 0.302 ± 12.2 0.310 ± 11 0.525 ± 8.7 0.295 ± 12.1
Overall Tip 201 − 0.418 ± 5.5 − 0.457 ± 5 − 0.209 ± 2.4 − 0.318 ± 3.9
Torque 333 − 2.464 ± 4.5 − 2.132 ± 4 − 1.599 ± 3.3 − 2.057 ± 3.8
Rotation 295 − 0.5007 ± 11.1 − 0.4703 ± 10 − 0.1483 ± 8 − 0.4696 ± 10.5
  1. Data was expressed using Mean ± SD