odontophobia

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o·don·to·pho·bi·a

(ō-don'tō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of teeth.
[odonto- + G. phobos, fear]

odontophobia

(ō-dŏn″tō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
Abnormal fear of teeth.

o·don·to·pho·bi·a

(ō-don'tō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of teeth.
[odonto- + G. phobos, fear]
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The first study involved a young lady with borderline IQ with a severe dental phobia (Savide, Blain & Jedrychowski, 1978).
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