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ARAB DENTAL  •  ISSN 1861-8251

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ARAB DENTAL 26 (2013), No. 4     16. Jan. 2014
ARAB DENTAL 26 (2013), No. 4  (16.01.2014)

Page 54-57, Language: Arabic

Fear, Anxiety and Phobia in Dentistry
Beiruti, Nabil
Dental fear, anxiety and phobia are existed in considerable proportions among dental patients, especially children and adolescents. Dental care strategy should be applied by the dental staff depending mainly on behavioral and psychological care before performing the treatment procedures. The non traumatic methods to treat caries should be adopted to provide the accepted treatment by patient and operator and also to build confidence in patients to encourage them to visit the dentist regularly.