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Dental Anxiety in a Sample of West Indian Adults

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567–72
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This paper describes data from the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale used among adults in Trinidad. High anxiety levels were reported for injections and having an extraction.

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Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the level of dental anxiety and its possible causes among people in Trinidad and Tobago.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Urinary Fluoride Levels in Children in a Single School in Trinidad and Tobago: A Preliminary Investigation

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440–3

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Objective: To determine urinary fluoride levels in school children in a non-fluoridated area in Trinidad and Tobago.

Method: Morning urine samples were requested from 750 children aged 5 to 14 years, attending a primary school in the area of St Joseph, north west Trinidad. Urine was collected at home and brought to school in labelled plastic bottles. Urinary fluoride concentration (ppm) was measured using an ionspecific electrode.

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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013
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