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Dental Anxiety

Known as: Odontophobias, Dental Phobias, anxiety dental 
Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2016
Review
2016
Dental anxiety and phobia result in avoidance of dental care. It is a frequently encountered problem in dental offices… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Twenty patients with dental anxiety were investigated while seated in a dental chair in a dental clinic. Heart rate (HR), heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • David D Locker
  • Community dentistry and oral epidemiology
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 41880487
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to examine the negative psychosocial impacts of dental anxiety in a sample of dentally… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To examine the validity of a scale that uses faces as an indicator of children's dental anxiety. SETTING Department… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Dental fear in children was studied using Rachman's theory of fear acquisition. Sixty children from two age groups (7-10 years… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although negative dental experiences are often cited as the major factor in the development of dental anxiety, very few studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (CDAS) has been used extensively in epidemiology and clinical research. It is brief and is claimed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The aims of the study were to describe the level of anxiety and pain/discomfort associated with dental treatment in two samples… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
A number of different sets of data concerning the Corah Dental Anxiety Scale were evaluated. The data indicate that the scale is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
 
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