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Table 4 Mean and standard deviation of the differences in angulation 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 Angulation deviation N Mean Sd Comparison between MBT and Damon brackets Comparison with the theoretical value 2 degrees
p-value p-value
15 MBT 20 1.572 0.260 0.655  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.532 0.324  < 0.001
14 MBT 20 1.517 0.283 0.287  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.636 0.420 0.001
13 MBT 20 1.936 0.357 0.121 0.433
DAMON 20 1.732 0.481 0.022
12 MBT 20 2.780 0.517 0.004  < 0.001
DAMON 20 2.347 0.507 0.006
11 MBT 20 1.583 0.269 0.752  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.611 0.298  < 0.001
21 MBT 20 1.478 0.282 0.710  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.438 0.309  < 0.001
22 MBT 20 1.910 0.536 0.009 0.460
DAMON 20 2.388 0.711 0.025
23 MBT 20 1.586 0.380 0.386  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.485 0.311  < 0.001
24 MBT 20 1.533 0.389 0.693  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.502 0.286  < 0.001
25 MBT 20 1.324 0.581 0.361  < 0.001
DAMON 20 1.418 0.308  < 0.001