Dentist Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… A high agreement level of 99% was achieved between them while rating. Drawings and short descriptions of each child, before and after a dental treatment was compared.
On rating of pre-dental treatment drawing sheets, it was found that the majority of the drawings (80%) were irrelevant, which didn’t show anything related to the dentist or dental treatment. Few children (5%) drew pictures having a mix of relevant and irrelevant items and those were considered as neutral. Some children (15%) drew relevant pictures. Most of the children (90%) gave a neutral description about the dentist and dental treatment. Approximately 5% of the children have written only one line. Post dental treatment drawing sheets showed that the majority of the drawings (92%) were relevant. The number of children who drew mixed and irrelevant pictures was very small (8%). Approximately 75% of the subjects gave a positive description and about 20% of the children described the dentist and dental treatment as negative. A fewer number of children (5%) remained neutral. Most of the children were cooperative and eager to participate. The overall dropout rate (1.65%) was remarkably small (discontinued dental treatment) and it had negligible effect on the
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After dental treatment, the majority of children changed their perception in favor of dentistry.

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