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The dental development in patients with Aperts syndrome.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this retrospective study was to quantify the level of dental developmental delay in a group of patients with Aperts syndrome when compared to matched controls. METHODS: Twenty-six Dental Panoramic ...
Sedation versus general anaesthesia for provision of dental treatment to patients younger than 18 years.
BACKGROUND: A significant proportion of children have caries requiring restorations or extractions, and some of these children will not accept this treatment under local anaesthetic. Historically this has been managed by ...
Oral and pharyngeal cancer in South Asians and non-South Asians in relation to socioeconomic deprivation in South East England.
From UK Thames Cancer Registry data, after controlling for socioeconomic deprivation of area of residence, South Asian males showed a higher relative risk of oral (1.36; 95% CI: 1.11, 1.67), but not of pharyngeal cancer ...
Student perceptions of a spiral curriculum
Preoperative analgesics for additional pain relief in children and adolescents having dental treatment.
BACKGROUND: Fear of dental pain is a major barrier to treatment for children who need dental care. The use of preoperative analgesics has the potential to reduce postoperative discomfort and intraoperative pain. We reviewed ...
Social anxiety in orthognathic patients.
There is evidence that patients seeking orthognathic treatment may be motivated by social anxiety disorder (SAD). The aim of this study was to investigate SAD in orthognathic patients using the Brief Fear of Negative ...
Mental imagery in dentistry: Phenomenology and role in dental anxiety
Can virtual nature improve patient experiences and memories of dental treatment? A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Background Dental anxiety and anxiety-related avoidance of dental care create significant problems for patients and the dental profession. Distraction interventions are used in daily medical practice to help patients cope ...