publication . Article . Other literature type . 1984

Dental fear and avoidance: causes, symptoms, and consequences

Berggren, Ulf; Meynert, Gunnell;
  • Published: 01 Aug 1984 Journal: The Journal of the American Dental Association, volume 109, pages 247-251 (issn: 0002-8177, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
A group of adult patients who have severe dental fear and avoidant behavior were investigated to determine the causative factors and symptoms of this fear. Why does dental fear arise and how does it affect the individual? This Swedish study investigates a group of adult patients who are unable to tolerate conventional dental treatment.
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic system
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