Tooth extraction: factors affecting anxiety and fear

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This review of factors affecting fear and anxiety in adult patients undergoing tooth extraction included 16 studies and identified a number of factors associated with anxiety although there are concerns over the quality of the available studies.

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Caries experience: risk higher in those from lower socioeconomic positions

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This review included 155 observational studies, which although of low quality consistently found caries parameters to be significantly higher in those from lower socioeconomic positions

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