JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.79, no.12, pp.2247-2255, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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:
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.