Communication, body language and dental anxiety.

R. Freeman

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Fear of dental treatment is commonplace in dental surgeries, and with more demands being made upon the dental team's already limited time, occupational stress has become more prevalent. Dentists should examine the various aspects of communication which will forewarn them of potentially difficult clinical situations, so that they can minimize the patient's anxiety and their own stress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-309
Number of pages3
JournalDental Update
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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