Behavior of dentists and child patients during treatment.

  title={Behavior of dentists and child patients during treatment.},
  author={Pier J. M. Prins and Jacobus Simon Johannes Veerkamp and Gert J. ter Horst and Angelina de Jong and L. L. Tan},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  volume={15 5},
This study is part of a larger research project which aims to analyze children's dental fear by making a detailed analysis of the behavioral interactions between dentists and anxious child patients. The behavior of 12 high- and 12 low-anxious children was recorded on videotape during two dental visits in which the children were treated by either experienced or inexperienced dentists. Results indicated a relation between the dentist's experience in treating anxious children and the behavior of… CONTINUE READING

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