Going to the dentist can be a stressful event, often causing anxiety in the child patient. A sampling of pediatric dentists was undertaken to study their use of humor in the clinical setting. Dentists use both common and individual types of humor and create a playful/humorous atmosphere with verbal and nonverbal cues to their patients.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||ASDC journal of dentistry for children|
|State||Published - Mar 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Dentistry (all)