Factors predicting a child's dental fear.

  title={Factors predicting a child's dental fear.},
  author={Martina Majstorovi{\'c} and Ilija {\vS}krinjari{\'c} and Domagoj Glavina and Lajos Szirovicza},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={25 2},
The aim of the present study was to determine and assess the variables most involved in the etiology of a child's dental fear. The study was performed on a sample of 89 children aged from 5.5 to 12.5 years and their mothers. The sample comprised 37 children with experience of dental trauma (19 boys and 18 girls) and 52 children without experience of dental trauma (28 boys and 24 girls). Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (DAS) was applied to evaluate the level of the child's (CDAS) and mother's (MDAS… CONTINUE READING

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