Table 2 Distributions of clinical treatment of permanent mandibular posterior teeth for inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) vs. intraligamentary anesthesia (ILA)

From: RCT on the effectiveness of the intraligamentary anesthesia and inferior alveolar nerve block on pain during dental treatment

Type of clinical treatment IANB group ILA group
Caries removal (%) 23% 23%
Endodontic treatment (%) 26% 18%
Preparation of crown or inlay (%) 23% 15%
Insertion of crown or inlay (%) 8% 12%
Replacement of old filling (%) 17% 26%
Extraction of single tooth (%) 3% 6%