| SHORT COMMUNICATION
|Year : 2018 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 407-409
Does attachment profiles influence child's behavior in pediatric dental clinic?
S VS G Nirmala1, Rupak Kumar Dasaraju2, Nuvvula Sivakumar1
1 Departments of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Departments of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Priyadarshani Dental College and Hospital, Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India
Although it was believed that attachment was due to the food provided by the parent figure, later it was proved that attachment is because the child considers parent figure as secure base. Hence, when a child feels distressed in dental operatory, the type of attachment pattern will determine the behavior of a child. This, in turn, could determine the weather parental presence is needed or not in dental operatory. Hence, attachment patterns could affect the quality of dental treatment delivered.
S VS G Nirmala
Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore - 524 003, Andhra Pradesh
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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