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dental

[′dent·əl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the teeth.
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Dental anxiety has been identified as a significant and common problem in both children and adults and is considered an obstacle in the provision of quality dental care by dental care providers.
Is childhood dental anxiety a result of irregular attendance?
Evidence-based dentistry: analysis of dental anxiety scales for children.
Ian O'Sullivan, from the ONS, said: "Just over half (51%) of adults who had ever been to the dentist were classified as having low or no dental anxiety, but over a third (36%) were classified as having moderate dental anxiety and 12% of adults were shown to have extreme anxiety.
Fear of needles and injections leads one out of every 10 people to forego necessary dental work and causes a further one in twelve to cancel appointments according to the Professional Panel on Dental Anxiety.
The programme is a children's version of the "modified dental anxiety scale", a model used to test adults' fear of visits to the dentist.
Subjects completed scales measuring general dental anxiety (DAS-R) and negative perception of dental stimuli (DFAS).
Donna Bronson has suffered from dental anxiety since childhood.
Kvale, Berggren, & Milgrom (2004) conducted a meta-analysis of 38 studies of behavioral approaches to dental anxiety and found 36 of those 38 studies reporting positive and generally long-lasting changes.
NuCalm not only helps dentists do better, faster, safer dentistry, it also helps people resolve their dental anxiety and transforms dental appointments from a typically inconvenient and stressful experience to a positive, comfortable and relaxing one.
For residents in the Bakersfield CA area, Kern Dental Specialties offers world class treatment options by a team of highly trained experts for top notch endodontic care to ease patients with dental anxiety.