Oral Anesthetic Gel is a topical Benzocaine which numbs the mouth area and gums for preparation for dental procedures. The numbing only last for a short period between 10-15 minutes. The 20% Benzocaine dental numbing gel wont be absorbed the systemic system. After the initial step of applying the topical gel, you can proceed with the application of lidocaine or other anesthetic solutions with a needle. Make sure to properly dispose the needle in the proper receptacle. Available as a gel in 1 oz bottles.