Health Effects of Stress

The Influence of Dental Anxiety on Oral Hygiene Practices

The present study explored the effects of dental anxiety on frequency of brushing and flossing. Results indicate that dental anxiety is associated with frequency of flossing but not brushing. Dental professionals may consider implementing anxiety reducing techniques and further emphasize to patients the value of flossing on a daily basis. More

National Cancer Institute

The Behavioral Research Program, within the (NCI) National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, initiates, supports, and evaluates a comprehensive program of research ranging from basic behavioral research to the development, testing, and dissemination of interventions in areas such as tobacco use, screening, dietary behavior, and sun More