Anticipating fear of dental treatment in children


19Sept2017 12:00 - 13:00

PhD defence ceremony

In her research, Vanessa Boka examines a number of factors that pay a role in childhood fear of dental treatment, including psychological aspects, parental dental fear and parental absence or presence during treatment. Her data is based on a study of school-age children in Thessaloniki, Greece. she identifies dental fear cut-off points and examines the usefulness of a specific technique aimed at improving child dental behaviour.

V. Boka: Childhood Dental Fear: A Problem to Solve.


Prof. C. van Loveren


Dr J.S.J. Veerkamp (VU)

Prof. N. Kotsanos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)


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