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Table. 2.

The in-bone stay period of the microimplants in the patients

Duration Post-use removal Post-retention removal p-value
Total in-bone stay period (days) 656.28 ± 430.05 1,237.00 ± 634.36 0.000***
During treatment 656.28 ± 430.05 729.57 ± 376.86 0.055
During retention (unloading in-bone stay) - 507.43 ± 505.59

Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation.

Independent t-test was performed.

***Significant difference at p < 0.001 between the post-use and post-retention removal groups.

Korean J Orthod 2022;52:201~209 https://doi.org/10.4041/kjod21.217
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