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Table 3 The questionnaire comprising of eight questions set for the subjects to answer after completion of the study

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

Question Placebo (Vaseline) side TA (Oraqix) side No difference
1. Which side was more pleasant (overall satisfaction)?   47 (94%) 3 (6%)
2. Which side tasted better? 30 (6%) 15 (30%) 5 (10%)
3. Which side was more numb? - 50 (100%) -
4. Which side felt more numb after 30 minutes? - 35 (70%) 15 (30%)
5. Which side do you prefer if you will have separators placed for orthodontic treatment? - 50 (100%) -
6. Which topical agent side would you recommend for routine use at the orthodontic clinics? - 50 (100%) -
7. Which topical agent side would you recommend for children and adults? - 50 (100%) -
8. Where there any adverse effects the next day? - 50 (100%) -