Colgate Oral Care Report Series – Volume 24 – No 2 – Lead Article: Dental Fear

Ira Lamster DDS, MMSc, Editor-in-Chief

This issue of the Colgate Oral Care Report will take a comprehensive look at Dental Fear and Anxiety in Children as well as discuss the oral health impact of smoking cessation and use of antibiotics in pediatric dental care.

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Upon completion of reading these articles, the clinician will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of breaking the “Vicious Cycle of Dental Fear” in children and adults;
  • Discover the most recent evidence supporting the notion that smoking cessation can result in substantial improvements in oral health;
  • Be aware of new treatment protocols that have been proposed and tested in studies to relieve the symptoms of oral lichen planus; and
  • Learn the importance of prudent use of antibiotics in pediatric dental care.