Effect of Virtual Reality Glasses as a Distraction Method on Child's Anxiety During Dental Treatment

2019-10-07 08:56:56 | BioPortfolio


The aim of the study is to evaluate and compare the effect of virtual reality glasses (VR) to conventional behavior management techniques as a distraction method on child's dental anxiety during dental treatment


The study to be conducted will be a randomized controlled clinical trial .The sample will consist of forty children presented to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Dental Public Health, 20 preschoolers of age ranging from 4-5 years old and 20 schoolers of age ranging from 6-8 years old. The eligible participants will be randomly divided into a study group where virtual reality glasses distraction will be used for child behavior management and a control group where conventional behavior management techniques (tell-show-do, distraction, and positive reinforcement) will be used.

Study Design


Dental Anxiety


Virtual Reality (VR), Conventional Behavior Management Techniques


Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University




University of Alexandria

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