The psychology of dental patient care: The case for mother* in the surgery

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Abstract

The argument for and against the presence of the mother in the surgery while her child undergoes a dental procedure has been contentious. Using a psychodynamic framework, this paper suggests that the mother's presence is necessary for the dentist-child relationship to function correctly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)610-613
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Volume186
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 1999

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