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Table 1 Comparison of differences in teeth positioning between conventionally fabricated and digitally constructed dental prostheses with the original dentition

From: Comparison of conventional and digital workflow for dental rehabilitation with a novel patient-specific framework implant system: an experimental dataset evaluation

Point of measurement Type of prosthesis N Mean* Median+ (mm) Standard deviation (mm) 25% 75% P-value
22 Conventional 25 1.691* 0.513    0.146*
Digital 25 1.918* 0.655   
23 Conventional 25 2.528* 0.857    0.031*
Digital 25 3.397* 1.522   
24 buccal Conventional 25 2.820+   2.210 3.485 0.026+
Digital 25 3.330+ 2.725 4.895
24 palatal Conventional 25 3.744* 1.169    0.581*
Digital 25 3.997* 1.891   
26 mesiobuccal Conventional 25 2.520+   2.030 3.795 0.013+
Digital 25 3.910+ 2.070 5.825
26 distopalatal Conventional 25 3.600* 1.562    0.226*
Digital 25 4.320* 2.611   
Total Conventional 150 2.625+   1.967 3.720  < 0.001+
Digital 150 3.140+ 2.158 4.662
  1. *Paired t test; + Wilcoxon signed-rank test
  2. The reconstruction in the molar teeth region was less precise than in the anterior teeth region (2.8–4.3 versus 1.7–3.4 mm)