Stimuli involved in dental anxiety Vrije Universiteit Brussel
BACKGROUND: Dental anxiety is a psychological response inducing aversion following a dental ill-defined stimulus, non-imminent and perceived as potentially dangerous. It is better to intervene during childhood than to resolve in adulthood when dental anxiety is more settled.
AIM: The purpose of this study is to determine the nature of dental anxiety-provoking stimuli in young patients.
DESIGN: A questionnaire was submitted to 566 ...