Table 2: Degree of conversion (DC) (%) of materials at different depths and postirradiation times (mean and SD in parentheses).

MaterialDepth 10 min1 day7 days

FL0 mm46.0 (6.1) a47.2 (4.8) a47.8 (6.0) a
1 mm44.5 (5.6) a46.1 (3.0) a45.2 (5.8) a
2 mm42.3 (4.1) ab41.9 (5.1) ab44.8 (4.4) a
4 mm34.6 (3.8) c36.7 (3.9) bc37.3 (4.2) bc

FF0 mm56.5 (4.0) a58.6 (4.1) a58.5 (5.7) a
1 mm53.4 (6.7) a52.7 (3.9) a54.9 (2.6) a
2 mm52.9 (6.8) a54.8 (4.4) a52.6 (4.4) a
4 mm37.5 (3.7) b39.0 (3.4) b41.2 (4.6) b

VT0 mm38.0 (4.3) a42.5 (6.8) a40.1 (5.0) a
1 mm37.8 (3.7) a39.9 (6.7) a41.6 (2.8) a
2 mm35.6 (5.9) ab37.4 (3.2) a38.5 (3.6) a
4 mm29.6 (5.1) bc28.2 (4.5) c26.5 (4.3) c

Within the same material, means with same lowercase letters indicate no statistically significant difference between the groups ( > 0.05).