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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation of the differences in height between direct and indirect methods using MBT and Damon brackets

From: Comparison of the accuracy of bracket positioning between direct and digital indirect bonding techniques in the maxillary arch: a three-dimensional study

Tooth Height deviation (mm) N Mean Sd Comparison between MBT and Damon brackets Comparison with the theoretical value 0.5 mm
p-value p-value
15 MBT 20 0.433 0.183 0.112 0.117
DAMON 20 0.501 0.142 0.975
14 MBT 20 0.382 0.141 0.003 0.001
DAMON 20 0.502 0.148 0.964
13 MBT 20 0.187 0.110 0.039  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.240 0.074  < 0.001
12 MBT 20 0.234 0.151 0.054  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.296 0.089  < 0.001
11 MBT 20 0.141 0.088 0.023  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.189 0.081  < 0.001
21 MBT 20 0.179 0.147 0.486  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.204 0.110  < 0.001
22 MBT 20 0.163 0.082 0.000  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.260 0.110  < 0.001
23 MBT 20 0.261 0.149 0.168  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.302 0.167  < 0.001
24 MBT 20 0.337 0.198 0.003 0.002
DAMON 20 0.486 0.165 0.699
25 MBT 20 0.440 0.223 0.010 0.239
DAMON 20 0.488 0.222 0.812