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Table 6 Frequency of labial alveolar bone area (ABA) increase and decrease in upper four incisors among different ways of tooth movement using a Pearson X2 Test (n = 152)

From: Displacement in root apex and changes in incisor inclination affect alveolar bone remodeling in adult bimaxillary protrusion patients: a retrospective study

Apex displacement Inclination Labial ABA Increase (+) Labial ABA Decrease (−) X2 P Value
Labial (+) Decrease (−) 9 29 33.1 < 0.001
Palatal (−) Increase (+) 23 3
Palatal (−) Decrease (−) 61 27
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