The Issue of Dentophobia Among Young Adults During the Pandemic


  • Dorina Stan University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania
  • Liliana Luca University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania
  • Dragos Cristian Voicu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Galati, Romania
  • Ana-Catalina Chirosca University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Stefan Lucian Burlea University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania



dentistry, dentophobia, psycho-education, pandemic


We intend to present the results of a  on-going study started in pandemic  concerning dentophobia as a health problem. Our aim was to correlate the level of health education with the feeling of fear of dentistry and anxiety in young population during the pandemic. We used an anonymous online questionnaire on a group of 45 subjects aged 18-55. The results of this on-going  study up to this stage show that despite the pandemic, there is a concern of young adults about about oral hygiene and dental issues as part of the overall health of the subjects investigated. The need to implement psycho-educational dentistry programs still exists.


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How to Cite

Stan, D. ., Luca, L., Voicu, D. C. ., Chirosca, A.-C., & Burlea, S. L. . (2020). The Issue of Dentophobia Among Young Adults During the Pandemic. BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, 11(3Sup1), 197-206.

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