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Table 2 The verbal scale displaying the number (no.) and percentage (%) of subjects reporting the placebo (Vaseline) side as the least painful side, the topical anesthesia (TA), Oraqix, side as the least painful side, and no difference between both sides concerning the least pain sensation

From: The effect of a lidocaine/prilocaine topical anesthetic on pain and discomfort associated with orthodontic elastomeric separator placement

Minutes Placebo (Vaseline) least painful side TA (Oraqix) least painful side No difference
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
2 8 (16.0) 38 (76.0) 4 (8.0)
4 3 (6.0) 40 (80.0) 7 (14.0)
6 0 (0) 43 (86.0) 7 (14.0)
8 0 (0) 42 (84.0) 8 (16.0)
10 0 (0) 42 (84.0) 8 (16.0)