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A review of gagging problems in dentistry: 2. Clinical assessment and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16977956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A pronounced gag reflex can be a severe limitation to a patient's ability to accept dental care and for a clinician's ability to provide it. It can compromise all aspects of dentistry from diagnostic procedures to active treatment and can be distressing for all concerned. Many 'management' techniques have been described. This paper describes the different categories of treatment used to manage people with pronounced gag reflexes.
Authors:
C M Dickinson; J Fiske
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  SADJ : journal of the South African Dental Association = tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Tandheelkundige Vereniging     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1029-4864     ISO Abbreviation:  SADJ     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-18     Completed Date:  2006-11-09     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9812497     Medline TA:  SADJ     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  258-62, 266     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Sedation and Special Care Dentistry, Floor 26, GKT Dental Institute, St Thomas' Street, London SE1 9RT.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acupuncture Therapy
Anesthetics, Local / administration & dosage
Attention
Behavior Therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Communication
Conscious Sedation
Dental Care*
Dentist-Patient Relations
Desensitization, Psychologic
Disease Susceptibility
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Gagging / physiology,  prevention & control*
Humans
Hypnosis, Dental
Physical Examination
Relaxation Therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Local

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