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Evaluation of Fear

Evaluation of Fear of Injections and its Association with Avoidance of Dental Treatment

Assess the Intensity of Needle Phobia

Fear of injections is one of the most common distressing aspect for the dental patients in healthcare settings. The perspective of dental operator is to carry out the dental treatment without pain and discomfort. The sensation of the needle being attached to a syringe and then penetrating the oral mucosa is quite fearful, and it carries a negative impact on patients’ psychology.