Management of the Dentally Anxious Patient: The Dentist's Perspective

Conclusions: According to practicing dentists, over one-quarter of their patients suffer from dental anxiety. Most dentists perceive themselves as responsible for treating these patients and are willing to receive appropriate training. Incorporating behavioural and pharmacological management techniques in the undergraduate dental curriculum and expanding postgraduate training programmes in this field are important issues that can improve the well-being of both dentally anxious patients and their dentists.
Source: Oral health and Preventive dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research

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Source: Mental Health and Physical Activity - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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Source: African Journal of Reproductive Health - Category: African Health Tags: Afr J Reprod Health Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Korean Medical Science - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Acta Neurochirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   PTSD;   Depression, Anxiety;   Physical Activity Interventions:   Behavioral: Physical activity intervention;   Behavioral: Brief psycho-education Sponsors:   Swedish Red Cross University College;   Swedish Red Cross Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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