Pain Perception and Anxiety During Scaling in Periodontally Healthy Subjects


Guzeldemir E. , Toygar H. U. , Cilasunt U.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.79, no.12, pp.2247-2255, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2008.080152
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2247-2255
  • Keywords: Dental anxiety, dental scaling, pain, pain measurement, DENTAL ANXIETY, SUPRAGINGIVAL CALCULUS, PSYCHOLOGICAL-FACTORS, NONSURGICAL THERAPY, PATIENT PERCEPTIONS, FEAR, MAINTENANCE, POPULATION, EXPERIENCE, OLDER
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Dental pain, anxiety, and fear may result in avoiding dental treatment. In this study, we aimed to evaluate patients pain perception during scaling and its relationship with dental anxiety.