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  • Iiana Eli
  • International endodontic journal
  • 1993
Fear, anxiety and anticipation of pain are prepotent emotional and cognitive mediators of pain behaviour. As pain is often used as a parameter for evaluation of tooth vitality, existing dental anxiety may occasionally lead to possible misdiagnosis. A representative case is presented in which dental anxiety led to an initial misdiagnosis of endodontic(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate dental fear and anxiety among young male adults treated during childhood either by a certified pediatric dentist or a general dental practitioner. METHODS A structured questionnaire that included information regarding issues related to dental fear and anxiety (Intake Interview Questionnaire and the Dental Anxiety Scale) was(More)
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