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Dental fear: What, why and how?

Dental fear: What, why and how?

Dental fear: What, why and how?

Associate Professor (A/Prof) Jason Armfield
Associate Professor (A/Prof) Jason Armfield
on behalf of Colgate Oral Health Network

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Launch date: 06 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

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Description

The lecture will describe the characteristics and causes of dental fear and anxiety, as well as how to identify and manage patients with dental fear.

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Dental fear prevalence differs by patient characteristics. Causes of dental fear are diverse. Different causes of dental fear affect patient management. How to and how not to identify dental fear. Available options to manage patients with dental fear
Associate Professor (A/Prof) Jason Armfield

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Associate Professor (A/Prof) Jason Armfield
on behalf of Colgate Oral Health Network

Jason Armfield received his B.A. Honours Degree in Psychology (1995) from the Flinders University of South Australia. After completing 3 years of a PhD in Psychology at Flinders University he commenced work in the School of Dentistry at the University of Adelaide in 1998 and he went on to complete a PhD in Dentistry in 2008. In the same year, Dr Armfield was awarded a 4-year post-doctoral overseas fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). As part of the fellowship he completed a 2-year stay as a Visiting Scholar with the Dental Fears Research Clinic in the Department of Dental Public Health Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. In 2012 he was awarded another 4-year NHMRC fellowship to continue his research into dental anxiety. Prof Armfield has written and presented widely in both national and international settings, on the themes of dental anxiety and fear, child oral health, oral health inequalities and water fluoridation. He has published approximately 80 research articles in scientific journals and produced a number of reports for the Australian government on children’s oral health in Australia. In 2012, A/Prof Armfield received the Giddon Award for Distinguished Research in the Behavioral Sciences. He has taught at the University of Adelaide since 2000, has given numerous television, radio and newspaper interviews, and is to be featured in the NHMRC publication ‘Ten of the Best’, which highlights 10 of the top health researchers in Australia.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 1.00 Credits
  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.00 Hours

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