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Table 1 Differences between groups with regard to canine displacement, observation timespan and canine speed (Mann Whitney test values, * p< 0.05)

From: Three dimensional movement analysis of maxillary impacted canine using TADs: a pilot study

  Minimum 25% Median 75% Maximum p-value
Apex displacement
 Group TAD 1.65 3.46 4.37 7.59 8.84 0.41
 Group TPA 3.90 3.90 5.10 5.20 10.20
Tip displacement
 Group TAD 1.74 3.50 3.81 6.58 9.97 0.189
 Group TPA 2.12 5.60 8.80 9.75 14.00
Timespan (days)
 Group TAD 91 94.75 108 121.75 139 0.799
 Group TPA 84 88.50 105 126.50 146
Apex speed (mm per week)
 Group TAD 0 0.09 0.21 0.35 0.62 0.67
 Group TPA 0 0 0.11 0.27 0.40
Tip speed (mm per week)
 Group TAD 0.13 0.20 0.27 0.38 0.73 0.37
 Group TPA 0.10 0.38 0.49 0.58 0.79