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Dental Anxiety MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Anxiety
Tree Number(s)
F01.470.132.300
Unique ID
D016854
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016854
Scope Note
Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.
Entry Version
DENT ANXIETY
Entry Term(s)
Anxiety, Dental
Dental Fear
Dental Phobia
Fear, Dental
Odontophobia
Phobia, Dental
NLM Classification #
WU 61
Previous Indexing
Anxiety (1966-1991)
Dental Care (1977-1991)
Fear (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Dental Anxiety Preferred
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