Does dental anxiety influence oral health-related quality of life? Observations from a cross-sectional study among adults in Udaipur district, India.

@article{Kumar2009DoesDA,
  title={Does dental anxiety influence oral health-related quality of life? Observations from a cross-sectional study among adults in Udaipur district, India.},
  author={Santhosh Kumar and Paridhi Bhargav and Ankit R. Patel and Manisha Bhati and Goutham Balasubramanyam and Prabu Duraiswamy and Suhas Kulkarni},
  journal={Journal of oral science},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={245-54}
}
We investigated the effect of dental anxiety and dental visiting habits, as well as various socio-demographic variables, on oral health-related quality of life (OHQoL) among subjects aged 15-54 years living in Udaipur district, India. The total sample size was 1235 individuals and a stratified cluster sampling procedure was employed to collect the representative sample. Dental anxiety and oral health-related quality of life were assessed using the Corah Dental anxiety scale and the OHQoL-UK(W… CONTINUE READING

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