Assessment of pain and anxiety following surgical placement of dental implants.

@article{Kim2013AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of pain and anxiety following surgical placement of dental implants.},
  author={Sungtae Kim and Yoon-Jin Lee and Sojin Lee and Hong-Seok Moon and Moon-Kyu Chung},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={531-5}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the change in 89 patients' pain and anxiety following implant surgery and to evaluate the correlation among anxiety, pain, and influencing factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty-nine patients were included in this study. Subjective factors influencing pain perception included anxiety from the overall dental treatment (scored on the Dental Anxiety Scale [DAS]) and anxiety relative to the time from implant surgery. Objective factors were sex, age, and implant location and… CONTINUE READING