¿Cómo el rol profesional del odontólogo puede ayudar a mitigar los temores del paciente en el proceso de salud oral? : Proyecto de Grado
Ochoa Urrea, Julia
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It has been demonstrated that most people are afraid of going to the dentist, being this type of fear of such an extreme that it can become incapacitating and uncontrollable for patients, leading them to prefer losing their dental pieces and suffering the pain produced by the dental diseases rather than going to the dentist. Dental fear can be a cause of various components and it can be treated in different ways. The objective of this investigative work is to describe the different fears that people faces when visiting the dentist and, on the other hand, how the specialist role can help to decrease these dental fears using different strategies, been the most important: relation patient-dentist. The description and findings allow to recognize the importance of the future in this profession, which is going to be more focused on generating a pleasant environment and seeking a good interaction with the patient to help calming their fears; since, dental fear is more common than people think.