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Table 2 Frequency distributions of the adhesive remnant index (ARI) scores

From: Evaluation of shear strength of brackets with different dental composites and enamel roughness

Composite ARI scores (%)
0 1 2 3
Transbond XT 0 39.9 53.4 6.7
Filtek Z100 0 26.6 66.7 6.7
Filtek P90 6.7 53.4 26.6 13.3
Venus Diamond 0 13.3 26.6 60.1
  1. The ARI scale has a range between 0 and 3. 0, indicates that no bonding resin on the tooth; 1, indicates that less than half of the bonding resin remained on the tooth; 2, indicates that more than half of the bonding resin remained on the tooth and 3, indicates that all bonding resin remained on the tooth, with a distinct impression of the bracket mesh