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Table 1

Dental Plaque Removal Effect by Floss Types (n=10/group)

Category Floss Flossing Mean±SD p-valuea

Before After
∆SPS Thread type 1.30±1.89 0.90±1.45 0.40±0.97 0.674
C type 1.80±1.81 1.30±1.81 0.50±0.71
Y type 1.20±1.23 0.80±1.23 0.40±0.52
∆Area R30 Thread type 1.56±2.19 0.92±1.60 0.64±1.00 0.726
C type 2.67±3.20 1.27±1.85 1.00±1.75
Y type 1.54±1.56 1.10±1.30 0.44±0.39
∆Area R70 Thread type 0.82±1.34 0.45±0.90 0.37±0.73 0.504
C type 1.55±1.81 0.80±1.81 0.75±1.19
Y type 0.64±1.23 0.47±1.23 0.17±0.19
∆Area R120 Thread type 0.44±1.45 0.22±0.51 0.22±0.37 0.423
C type 0.54±1.81 0.29±1.81 0.25±0.50
Y type 0.22±1.23 0.19±1.23 0.03±0.07

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

SPS: simple plaque score.

ap-value was determined from Kruskal–Wallis test (n=10/group).

J Dent Hyg Sci 2022;22:199-205 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2022.22.4.199
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