VIRTUAL REALITY IN DENTISTRY

Dr. Rutvi Narendrakumar Patel, Dr. Anup Panda, Dr. Prachi Asnani, Dr. Niyati Mehta

Abstract


The most challenging aspect of the dental care of patient is management of anxiety and pain. Application of Virtual reality (VR) technology during dental treatment improve the treatment experience by breaking the cycle of negative experiences leading to positive memories and expectations about future treatment. VR distraction during aversive experiences can improve coping with pain and reduce the perceived duration of procedures. VR technology can be successfully used in the educational health sector for student as well as patient education.


Keywords


Virtual Reality, Dentistry, VR device, Dental Anxiety

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