Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46709
Title: Effects of explanation of treatment procedures on dental fear.
Authors: Soh, G. 
Issue Date: 1992
Source: Soh, G. (1992). Effects of explanation of treatment procedures on dental fear.. Clinical preventive dentistry 14 (1) : 10-13. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Dental fear has been described as anticipation anxiety. This study examined the effectiveness of providing pertinent details of treatment procedures to reduce the level of dental fear for dental checkups, prophylaxis, restoration and extraction in 306 fearful patients. Measurements of pre-treatment and post-treatment levels of fear showed a significant reduction in dental fear in all four procedures. Results showed that a better understanding of treatment processes reduced levels of dental fear in fearful patients.
Source Title: Clinical preventive dentistry
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46709
ISSN: 01639633
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