Table 3: Periodontal ligament space (measured in mm, confidence intervals in brackets) of the radiographic measurements of the left and the right first molars at the mesial and distal aspects of test and control teeth and pairwise comparison.

Right Quadrant Left Quadrant
Mesial Distal Mesial Distal
Test 0.48
(0.07 - 2.13)
0.41
(0.07 - 1.60)
0.32
(0.05 - 1.41)
0.46
(0.05 - 2.03)
Control 0.29
(0.04 - 1.12)
0.28
(0.06 - 0.82)
0.28
(0.06 - 0.78)
0.32
(0.07 - 1.02)
p-value p<0.05 0.0839 (n.s.) 0.8675 (n.s.) 0.3232 (n.s.)

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