Table 3: Baseline data concerning distribution of tooth surfaces and use of local anaesthesia. Number of restorations (proportion) is presented for all variables.

Rotary Bur
N=28
Laser
N=28
Tooth Surface
Distal 10 (36%) 14 (50%)
Mesial 12 (43%) 8 (29%)
Occlusal 6 (21%) 6 (21%)
Local anaesthesia 15 (54%) 10 (36%)

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