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Meaning of "odontophobia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ODONTOPHOBIA

odontophobia  [ɒˌdɒntəˈfəʊbɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ODONTOPHOBIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Odontophobia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ODONTOPHOBIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dental phobia

Dental phobia, refers to the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care. However, it has been suggested not to use the term "dental phobia" for people who do not feel their fears to be excessive or unreasonable and resemble individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder, caused by previous traumatic dental experiences.

Definition of odontophobia in the English dictionary

The definition of odontophobia in the dictionary is an unnatural dread or terror of teeth.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ODONTOPHOBIA


acrophobia
ˌækrəˈfəʊbɪə
aerophobia
ˌɛərəˈfəʊbɪə
agoraphobia
ˌæɡərəˈfəʊbɪə
arachnophobia
əˌræknəˈfəʊbɪə
claustrophobia
ˌklɔːstrəˈfəʊbɪə
emetophobia
ɪˌmetəˈfəʊbɪə
homophobia
ˌhəʊməʊˈfəʊbɪə
hydrophobia
ˌhaɪdrəˈfəʊbɪə
Islamophobia
ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbɪə
monophobia
ˌmɒnəʊˈfəʊbɪə
neophobia
ˌniːəʊˈfəʊbɪə
nomophobia
ˌnəʊməʊˈfəʊbɪə
nyctophobia
ˌnɪktəʊˈfəʊbɪə
phobia
ˈfəʊbɪə
phonophobia
ˌfəʊnəʊˈfəʊbɪə
photophobia
ˌfəʊtəʊˈfəʊbɪə
scopophobia
ˌskɒpəˈfəʊbɪə
technophobia
ˌtɛknəʊˈfəʊbɪə
triskaidekaphobia
ˌtrɪskaɪˌdɛkəˈfəʊbɪə
xenophobia
ˌzɛnəˈfəʊbɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ODONTOPHOBIA

odontogenic
odontogeny
odontoglossum
odontograph
odontography
odontoid
odontoid process
odontolite
odontologic
odontological
odontologist
odontology
odontoma
odontomatous
odontophoral
odontophoran
odontophore
odontophorous
odontorhynchous
odontostomatous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ODONTOPHOBIA

aichmophobia
ailurophobia
algophobia
anglophobia
anthropophobia
aquaphobia
astraphobia
astrophobia
autophobia
gynophobia
necrophobia
ornithophobia
panophobia
pyrophobia
Russophobia
school phobia
sitophobia
social phobia
thanatophobia
Zenobia
zoophobia

Synonyms and antonyms of odontophobia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «odontophobia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ODONTOPHOBIA

Find out the translation of odontophobia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of odontophobia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «odontophobia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

odontophobia
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

odontofobia
570 millions of speakers

English

odontophobia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

odontophobia
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

رهاب معالجة الأسنان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

odontophobia
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

odontophobia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

odontophobia
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

odontophobia
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Odontophobia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

odontophobia
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

odontophobia
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

odontophobia
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Odontophobia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

odontophobia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

odontophobia
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Odontophobia
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

odontophobia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

odontofobia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odontophobia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

odontophobia
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

odontophobia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

odontophobia
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

odontophobia
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

odontophobia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

odontofobi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of odontophobia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ODONTOPHOBIA»

The term «odontophobia» is used very little and occupies the 173.992 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ODONTOPHOBIA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «odontophobia» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «odontophobia» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about odontophobia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODONTOPHOBIA»

Discover the use of odontophobia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to odontophobia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fundamentals of Oral Medicine and Radiology
ODONTOPHOBIA. Odontophobia is severe aversion to dentist or dental treatment , which becomes so serious that patient's dental health goes from bad to worse. A milder form is called dental anxiety or dental fear, which can cause the patient ...
Durgesh M. Bailoor, 2005
2
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dental Phobia and Anxiety
... and qualitative research methods applied to dental sciences. Gerd Kvale, Dr Psychol, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Bergen, Norway. She was one of the founders of the Center for Odontophobia, University of Bergen.
Lars-Göran Öst, Erik Skaret, 2013
3
Pediatric Dentistry: A Clinical Approach
If DF/DA and/or BMP lead to avoidance of dental treatment, there is a risk of entering and maintaining a vicious circle which may lead to odontophobia. time, the patient's apprehension of anxiety as well as the behavior during dental treatments ...
Goran Koch, Sven Poulsen, 2013
4
Ingle's Endodontics 6
Studies over the years have evaluated the incidence of dental phobia ( odontophobia) in the general population.2"4 They indicate that between 10 and 30% of the adult population suffer from moderately severe to extreme odontophobia.
John Ide Ingle, Leif K. Bakland, J. Craig Baumgartner, 2008
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ElderSpeak: A Thesaurus or Compendium of Words Related to ...
See work, activity. mouth, gums, teeth: agomphious, amasesis, bruxism, crassilingual, dedentition, dentigerous, dentophobia, dentulous, edentate, edentulous/edentulate expuition, gerodontics, gerodontology, manducable, odontophobia, ...
James L. Reynolds, MD, 2014
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Human Behavior: The New Synthesis
... places) instincts odium, odium instinct odontophobia, odontophobia (fear of teeth/having one's teeth worked on by a dentist) instincts odor, falling-in-love- involves-a-kind-of-fixation-on-the-specificindividuaI-odor-of-the-partner's-body instinct ...
Mitch C. Bronston, Nils K. Oeijord, 2001
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A Dictionary of Human Instincts
Nils K. Oeijord, Mitch C. Bronston. ochlophobia, ochlophobia (fear of crowds/ crowded places) instincts odium, odium instinct odontophobia, odontophobia ( fear of teeth/having one's teeth worked on by a dentist) instincts odor, ...
Nils K. Oeijord, Mitch C. Bronston, 2001
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Textbook of Human Disease in Dentistry
... social phobia (fear of social situations) and agoraphobia, a complex phobia frequently associated with panic. Dental phobia (odontophobia) is a simple phobia and, although common, it is not usually encountered in psychiatric practice.
Mark Greenwood, Robin Seymour, John Meechan, 2013
9
At the Stroke of Thirteen:
ODONTOPHOBIA George Wilhite Scott Hansen stepped back from the canvas. Another twisted masterpiece, you sick bastard. Whydid every painting end up so morbid? No matter what his initial intentions, the result was thesame. His work ...
Thirteen Press team, Nicola Cuti, Timothy Frasier, 2014
10
Anesthesia and Sedation in the Dental Office
Nonpharmacological techniques that can control odontophobia, or at least increase patient comfort and permit satisfactory dental treatment, have been described [12-16] in the literature [13-17], and these techniques can indeed significantly ...
Raymond A. Dionne, Daniel M. Laskin, 1986

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODONTOPHOBIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term odontophobia is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gables Sedation & Family Dentistry provides radiant smiles without …
With approximately 75 percent of adults in the U.S. reporting experiencing some degree of odontophobia, modern dental practitioners and ... «Miami's Community Newspapers, Jul 15»
2
Conquering the Fear of Dental Treatment -- Beverly Hills Dentist on …
... Fear of dental treatment is so common among people across America that it has been given its own name: dentophobia (or odontophobia). «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»
3
PREMIERE: Bet you can't watch I Smell Blood's whole …
The fear of teeth, often animal teeth, is called odontophobia. I Smell Blood - Taxidermized Bear Claw. Watch this video on YouTube. London ... «ChartAttack, Apr 15»
4
Blues' Ryan Reaves Pulls Out Tooth On Bench, Continues Playing …
Odontophobia, or fear of the dentist, is a common phobia. St. Louis Blues forward Ryan Reaves might be among those suffering. After taking a ... «NESN.com, Apr 15»
5
Sweet Dreams
Others, like Rourke, are phobic about visiting a dental office, a condition called “odontophobia.” According to scientific literature, 4 percent to 20 percent of ... «BethesdaMagazine.com, Mar 15»
6
Open wide? One in seven prefer divorce over trips to the dentist in …
Odontophobia, otherwise known simply as dental phobia, is a crippling problem for many patients in the UK. And the North West is one of the ... «Mancunian Matters, Oct 14»
7
Take fear factor out of fillings with sedation dentistry
Odontophobia is a genuine phobia with no logic to it - the person knows the pain will be bearable and they will be fine, but still can't handle it. «Irish Independent, Sep 14»
8
How to help your patients overcome dental phobia
But people also suffer from more specific types of dentist-related fears, called dentophobia or odontophobia. Some patients are afraid of ... «Dentistry IQ, Jul 14»
9
Sleeping in a pod in the basement of Gatwick South Terminal
Yes, for the purposes I used it for, with one-person occupancy, IF you have no issues with claustrophobia or odontophobia. For a shorter ... «Irish Independent, Sep 13»
10
New private service for people who are terrified of dentists
David Slack, 66, from Huddersfield, suffers from odontophobia, a fear of the dentists. In his case it is so severe he has not been able to see a ... «The Northern Echo, Aug 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Odontophobia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/odontophobia>. Oct 2020 ».
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