Understanding children's dental anxiety and psychological approaches to its reduction.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Dental anxiety is a common problem, which can affect people of all ages, but appears to develop mostly in childhood and adolescence. Childhood dental anxiety is not only distressing for the child and their family but is also associated with poor oral health outcomes and an increased reliance on costly specialist dental services. AIM This… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-263X.2011.01208.x

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