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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation of the differences in mesio-distal positioning 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 Mesio-distal positioning deviation N Mean Sd Comparison between MBT and Damon brackets Comparison with the theoretical value 0.5 mm
p-value p-value
15 MBT 20 0.320 0.149  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.565 0.133 0.043
14 MBT 20 0.304 0.150 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.508 0.142 0.815
13 MBT 20 0.373 0.116  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.560 0.104 0.019
12 MBT 20 0.234 0.097  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.508 0.105 0.754
11 MBT 20 0.277 0.072  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.536 0.117 0.184
21 MBT 20 0.312 0.143  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.501 0.083 0.957
22 MBT 20 0.371 0.129  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.531 0.093 0.151
23 MBT 20 0.384 0.118 0.005  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.492 0.106 0.740
24 MBT 20 0.352 0.139 0.002  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.499 0.109 0.952
25 MBT 20 0.332 0.176  < 0.001  < 0.001
DAMON 20 0.525 0.079 0.173