Children's fear and behavior in private pediatric dentistry practices.

@article{Baier2004ChildrensFA,
  title={Children's fear and behavior in private pediatric dentistry practices.},
  author={Krista Baier and Peter L Milgrom and Stephen Russell and Lloyd Mancl and Toshiko Yoshida},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={316-21}
}
PURPOSE This study assessed the proportion of children with dental fear, the proportion of children with negative behavior and the relationship of children's dental fear and children's negative behavior in private pediatric dentistry practices in western Washington state. METHODS A total of 421 children seen in 21 private pediatric dentistry practices in western Washington State participated. The average age of the children was 6.8+/-2.8 years (range=0.8-12.8 years). An average of 21 children… CONTINUE READING