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Authors Name: Ilakkiya Ezhil , K. Meenakshi
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Published In: Volume 5 Issue 1, January-2020
Abstract: Abstract: Background: Dental fear usually refers to a reaction to specific threatening stimuli occurring in situations associated with dental treatment, while dental anxiety is an excessive and unreasonable negative emotional state experienced by dental patients. Dental fear often creates problems in patient management, which in turn affects the quality of dental care. Dental anxiety is ranked fourth among common fears and ninth among intense fears .Dental anxiety is related to age, gender, educational qualification, socio economic status, culture and varies from person to person .the aim of this study is to understand the prevalence of dental anxiety among patients attending outpatient department in dental college. Materials and methods: The study was carried out among patients attending outpatient department in Saveetha dental college poonamalle, Chennai, India. 100 patients appointed for treatment during the month of December 2017 were included in the study, and their levels of anxiety were assessed through questioner . The consent of the patients were taken prior to the stud. Questionnaires were give and the answers tabulated and analysis Results : Among moderate anxiety patients males were higher in number than female. 19 males were moderately anxious and 8 females were moderately anxious. Among high anxious patient females were higher in number.7 males were high anxious and 10 womens were high anxious. Among severe anxiety patients females were high in number that males. 2 males were severe anxious and 4 females were severe anxious. Conclusion Based on the results of our study we conclude that most of the patients most all the patient have dental anxiety, women are affected with more anxiety when compared to males extraction, root canal treatment, cost of dental procedures were with higher dental fears among both female and male x rays , gagging , numbness were the procedure that have low anxiety among patients. Aetiology is multifactorial hence sour indentifying the source and level of anxiety may enable in deciding the suitable treatment. Keywords: Anxiety, patient, dental procedures, fear, prevalence
Cite Article: "PREVALENCE OF DENTAL ANXIETY AMONG PATIENT ATTENDING OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT IN DENTAL COLLEGE IN SOUTH INDIA", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (, ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.5, Issue 1, page no.123 - 131, January-2020, Available :
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