Table 2: Mean (±SD) values of fluorescence loss (∆F) and mineral loss (∆Z) in each experimental groups and percentage inhibition of demineralization (as measured by ∆F and ∆Z) by individual intervention formulations relative to the untreated control group.

Treatment Groups Mean ∆F ± SD % Inhibition of Fluorescence Loss Relative to Control Mean ∆Z ± SD % Inhibition of Mineral Loss Relative to Control
Control (untreated) 23.33±4.59 - 933.2±183.6 -
NaF 19.69±2.82 15.6% 771.85±110.54 17%
0% S-PRG filler 23.91±3.53b -2.5% 968.36±142.96b -3.8%
1% S-PRG filler 12.00±2.47a,b,c 48.6% 466.88±96.08a,b,c 50%
5% S-PRG filler 9.03±1.39a,b,c 61.3% 360.79±55.53a,b,c 61.3%
20% S-PRG filler 7.60±1.09a,b,c,d 67.4% 304.04±43.6a,b,c,d 67.4%
30% S-PRG filler 7.05±0.37a,b,c,d 69.8% 274.95±14.43a,b,c,d 70.5%

aSignificantly different from Control; bSignificantly different from NaF; cSignificantly different from 0% S-PRG filler; dSignificantly different from 1% S-PRG filler.

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