Dental anxiety and behaviour management problems in paediatric dentistry — a review of background factors and diagnostics

@article{Klingberg2008DentalAA,
  title={Dental anxiety and behaviour management problems in paediatric dentistry — a review of background factors and diagnostics},
  author={G. Klingberg},
  journal={European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={11-15}
}
  • G. Klingberg
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry
Aim: To review the literature concerning dental anxiety and dental behaviour management in children and adolescents with regards to prevalence, measurement, and aetiological factors. [...] Key Method Study design: Review. Results: Dental anxiety and dental behaviour management problems are two different concepts related to each other but not identical. Each affects approximately 9% of the child and adolescence populations and both have a multifactorial background. Aetiological factors include the dental…Expand
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Parental attitudes and perceptions affecting children’s dental behaviour in Greek population. A clinical study
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  • 2009
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According to the present study in Greek children, children’s behaviour during dental treatment is related to age, previous dental fear and experience and behaviour prediction by the parents, and parents’ estimations regarding their children's fear and behaviour could be a useful predictor of child's level of cooperation during dentist treatment. Expand
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