[Background data about the high dental fear scores of Hungarian 8-15-year-old primary school children].


Free associations (coupling) of 139 Hungarian primary school children about their teeth was collected. Dental fear (DAS, DFS) and general anxiety scores were measured. Typical dental events (i.e.: loss of deciduous teeth, simple and traumatising dental treatments, tooth fractures) were coupled by the participants in 41.0% of the cases. Functions and… (More)


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