How Is Dental Anxiety Measured?
Dental anxiety is a common problem in both children and adult patients. Because dental anxiety is abstract in nature, there are no units of measurement used to quantify the "amount" of dental anxiety in a patient. However, there are various ways through which a dentist can gauge the level of anxiety in a patient (and take corrective action) prior to, or during, the dental procedure. Below are a few answers to the question "