Table 3: Frequency of distribution of adhesive remnant index scores (%).

GroupApplianceContaminationARI = 0ARI = 1ARI = 2ARI = 3

1Orthodontic bracketDry environment0 (0.0%)1 (5.0%)15 (75.0%)4 (20.0%)
2Orthodontic bracketWater contamination15 (75.0%)4 (20.0%)1 (5.0%)0 (0.0%)
3Orthodontic bracketSaliva contamination14 (70.0%)4 (20.0%)1 (5.0%)1 (5.0%)
4Disinclusion buttonDry environment0 (0.0%)3 (15.0%)12 (60.0%)5 (25.0%)
5Disinclusion buttonWater contamination4 (20.0%)14 (70.0%)2 (10.0%)0 (0.0%)
6Disinclusion buttonSaliva contamination2 (10.0%)16 (80.0%)1 (5.0%)1 (5.0%)