• Published
    06-03-2024
  • Issue
    Vol: 28 Issue: 01, 2024
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EFFECT OF ROSE OIL, LAVENDER OIL AND ORANGE OIL ON DENTAL ANXIETY IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING EXTRACTION UNDER LOCAL ANESTHESIA.

  • 1Mohanraj Kamatchi, 2Vijayakumar Anand Priyanka, 3Jeyaraman Preethi, 4Arumugasamy Niranjana, 5Patil Disha, 6Sakthivel Priya, 7M Jevithaa

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ABSTRACT:-
Introduction: Fear and anxiety toward visiting dentists are major problems for a sizeable proportion of children and adolescents.Reducing dental anxiety is a major aspect of childmanagement in dental visits. Objective: The aim and objective of our study is to evaluate the effect of rose oil, lavender oil and orange oil and to compare their effects in reducing dental anxiety on children before LA and after LA administration during extraction. Methodology: A total of 33 children aged between 6 and 9 years, who requires extraction of primary teeth were selected for the study. In the Group 1, 11 patients were treated with rose oil aroma, Group 2 of 11 pateients treated with lavender oil, and group 3, 11 patients were tretaed with orange oil. Before starting the procedure, after giving the LA and after the procedure, blood pressure, pulse rate, oxygen saturation level, and anxiety level of the patient were checked. CBC scale was used to measure the anxiety in the subjective manner. Results: The orange oil was provided a significant reduction in dental anxiety of children than the lavender oil and rose oil when comparing the blood pressure, SpO2, pulse rate before and after LA administration.Conclusion :Aromatherapy with rose oil,lavender oil and orange oil , using decreased the dental anxiety of children, whereas, only orange oil could provide a significant reduction.