Table 1 Tooth region and surface combinations for post hoc analysis of mean change from baseline in TPI scores for different areas of the mouth

From: A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the plaque removal efficacy of sodium bicarbonate dentifrices in a single brushing clinical model

Description Tooth numbers Surface Region Summary average over
AFB 6–11, 22–27 (12) F B 12 × 1 × 1 = 12 sites
AFI I (D,M) 12 × 1 × 2 = 24 sites
ALB L B 12 × 1 × 1 = 12 sites
ALI I (D,M) 12 × 1 × 2 = 24 sites
PFB 2–5, 12–15, 18–21, 28–31 (16) F B 16 × 1 × 1 = 16 sites
PFI I (D,M) 16 × 1 × 2 = 32 sites
PLB L B 16 × 1 × 1 = 16 sites
PLI I (D,M) 16 × 1 × 2 = 32 sites
  1. A Anterior, P Posterior, F Facial, L Lingual, B Body, I Interproximal, D Distal, M Mesial