Zuhair M Alkahtani

Department of Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontic Sciences, College of Dentistry, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    The Effect of Music on Children’s Anxiety During Dental Treatment
    Author(s): Zuhair M Alkahtani, Meer Zakirulla*, Elaf S Alshehri, Asma M Alqahtani and Maha M Alshehri

    Background: This study aimed to determine the effect of music on children’s anxiety during dental treatment. Materials and Methods: The current study was a cross-sectional survey. Total 50 children were selected by convenience sampling method of children aged from 5 to 14 years old, attending outpatient paediatric dental clinics in Female College of Dentistry King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia. Voluntary written informed consent was taken from the parents before the collection of data. Modified Child Dental Anxiety Scale faces version (MCDASf) used to determine the dental anxiety level. The questionnaire data were collected from patients before and after treatment. Questionnaires were translated into the local language (Arabic) and then back to English in order to ensure that the translated version gives the proper meaning. The.. Read More»

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