The elderly population in Hangzhou communities has a relatively high level of dental anxiety associated with age, monthly income, pain intolerance, dental experience and physical condition.
Objective: The third nationwide survey of oral health in China revealed a poor oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) in elderly Chinese population. Dental anxiety (DA) has been associated with poor oral health. The aim of this study was to analyze the influencing factors of dental anxiety among community elders in Hangzhou city, China.
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Overall, prevalence of dental anxiety among patients in
Faridabad, India, was high (50.2%) but severe anxiety
(phobia) was low (4.38%). Females and patients in the
20–30 years age group had the highest levels of dental