Skip to main content

Table 4 Change in alveolar bone thickness before and after orthodontic treatment

From: Combining virtual model and cone beam computed tomography to assess periodontal changes after anterior tooth movement

Variable Δ p value
Gender
 Male −0.013 0.268
 Female 0.031
Tooth arch
 Maxilla 0.002 0.200
 Mandible 0.043
Tooth position
 Central incisor 0.031 0.599
 Lateral incisor 0.142
Orthognathic surgery of the tooth
 With Surgery 0.003 0.223
 Without surgery 0.042  
Translation
 Proclination −0.089 0.021*
 Retroclination 0.065
  1. Δ = amount of alveolar bone thickness changes after orthodontic treatment
  2. *p < 0.05