Guidelines for Behavior Management

December 2000
Pediatric Dentistry;Reference Manual 2000-2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p47
Academic Journal
The article describes the guidelines endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to address the concerns on behavior management of children who are undergoing a treatment for childhood dental diseases in the U.S. It mentions that through dynamic communication the dentist can lessen the fear and anxiety, as well as to gain the cooperation of the child in dental setting. Moreover, it states that successful behavior management offers dental practitioners to perform dental procedures safely and efficiently.


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