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Dental Phobia-An Enigma Recognition and Management

Shetty, Dr.Neeta Dental Phobia-An Enigma Recognition and Management. Kerala Dental Journal.

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Abstract

Dental phobics have a profound fear of dentist ,dental procedures and anything associated with it.These patients can be difficult or uncooperative during dental treatment .This type of phobiais associated with a small percentage of the population .Formidable challenges arises during treating such patients.Coping with patients with this disorder can be taxing to the dentist.The use of psychotherapy,behaviouralmodification,drugs,superiortechnology,and better practice management ,has made management and the treatment of such patients possible.This review discusses the symptoms,management and treatment modalities to treat patients suffering from dental phobia

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2011 09:24
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2011 07:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/1196

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