Contemporary Distraction Tools Used In Pediatric Dentistry: An Overview
Behavior management is widely accepted by many clinicians and is one of the important factors in providing dental care to children. If the child’s behavior cannot be managed accordingly, then it is almost impossible to perform the dental procedures that are needed. Thus, Professional recognition of these difficulties significantly heightened the interest in behavior management and led to the development of a various well-established child behavior management armamentarium for dentist to reduce child’s anxiety in dentistry. And distraction technique is one among them which has gained increasing polpularity due to evolving technology and leading researches. Thus, this articles reviews the various evolving and promising cost- and time-effective distraction techniques of behaviour management used in pediatric dentistry. Articles from primary, secondary, and tertiary literature were selected for inclusion on relevance and significance to the clinician.