Prevalence of dental anxiety and its relation to age and gender in coastal Andhra (Visakhapatnam) population, India

@inproceedings{Mohammed2014PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dental anxiety and its relation to age and gender in coastal Andhra (Visakhapatnam) population, India},
  author={Rezwana Begum Mohammed and Thota Lalithamma and Dandu Maruti Varma and Korukonda Naga Venkata Sudhakar and Baratam Srinivas and Penumetsa Venkata Krishnamraju and Ahammad Basha Shaik},
  booktitle={Journal of natural science, biology, and medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Dental fear, anxiety and phobia have consistently been reported as widespread problems that persist despite the technological advances that have made dentistry less painful and less uncomfortable. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of dental anxiety (DA) and its relation to age and sex among Coastal Andhra (Visakhapatnam) population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A randomized controlled study was designed among 340 individuals at GITAM Dental College and Hospital… CONTINUE READING