Dental fear in children: clinical consequences Suggested behaviour management strategies in treating children with dental fear

  title={Dental fear in children: clinical consequences Suggested behaviour management strategies in treating children with dental fear},
  author={M. ten Berge},
  journal={European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry},
  • M. Berge
  • Published 2008
  • European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry
Aim: This is to present an overview of behavioural management techniques in the dental situation, and to prepare guidelines for the treatment of dentally fearful children, focusing on the behavioural management approach. Review: The literature related to the behavioural management of children in the dental setting was reviewed. Using this material a provisional set of guidelines for behaviour management strategies in treating children with dental fear was developed. Conclusions: Effective… Expand
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