Adult Dental Patients With Avoidance Behaviours

  title={Adult Dental Patients With Avoidance Behaviours},
  author={Narges Farhad Mollashahi},
  booktitle={International journal of high risk behaviors & addiction},
Fear is an adoptive human response in the face of danger. This normal and even useful reaction has a protective aspect, while phobia is a pathologic, irrational, and intense fear of a situation or an issue (1). Dental phobia or odontophobia is a pathologic fear that affects about 5% to 15% of adults in the industrialized countries (2). Dental fear is a… CONTINUE READING