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2009-02-24 14:07:05

Simple changes to the environment can dramatically improve a child's visit to the dentist's office, a new study found. Turning off the overhead fluorescent lights, playing soothing music and using LED headlamps instead of an overhead dental lamp during routine cleanings dramatically lowered kids' anxiety levels, particularly for those with developmental disabilities. Researchers measured anxiety levels using a behavior checklist and monitored each child's electro-dermal activity, an objective...

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