CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.22, no.6, pp.2373-2380, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS
Saliva, Dental anxiety, General anesthesia, Children, ALPHA-AMYLASE, CHROMOGRANIN-A, CORTISOL, FEAR, STRESS, BIOMARKERS, DISEASE, HEALTH
Dental anxiety level has been previously associated with oral health status. Since general anesthesia (GA) allows dental treatments to be performed in anxious children with a high number of caries, we aimed to evaluate the dental anxiety levels of these children before and after dental treatments performed under GA.