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Table 4 Statistical relevance of each tooth’s discrepancy between planned and actual position

From: Accuracy evaluation of orthodontic movements with aligners: a prospective observational study

  p value Significance
Rotation   
Maxillary central incisors 0.293 NS
Maxillary lateral incisors 0.04 *
Maxillary Canines 0.018 *
Mandibular central incisors 0.07 NS
Mandibular lateral incisors 0.043 *
Mandibular canines 0.028 *
I maxillary premolars 0.04 *
II maxillary premolars 0.1 NS
I maxillary molars 1 NS
II maxillary molars 0.3 NS
I mandibular premolars 0.03 *
II mandibular premolars 0.1 NS
I mandibular molars 0.2 NS
II mandibular molars 0.3 NS
Intrusion   
Maxillary central incisors 0.1 NS
Maxillary lateral incisors 0.32 NS
Maxillary canines 0.2 NS
Mandibular central incisors 0.32 NS
Mandibular lateral incisors 0.11 NS
Mandibular canines 0.06 NS
V/L TIP   
Maxillary central incisors 0.063 NS
Maxillary lateral incisors 0.345 NS
Maxillary canines 0.11 NS
Mandibular central incisors 0.075 NS
Mandibular lateral incisors 0.12 NS
Mandibular canines 0.5 NS
I maxillary premolars 0.3 NS
II maxillary premolars 0.1 NS
I maxillary molars 0.9 NS
I mandibular premolars 0.5 NS
II mandibular premolars 0.4 NS
  1. The asterisk indicates those values statistically significant (p < 0.05)