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Introduction: Fear and anxiety due to dental treatments have been identified as on of the important factors in delation and avoidance of dental care which is a major obstacle in diagnosis and treatment of dental peoblems on time . This study aimed to determine dental fear and anxiety prevalence in the students of Rafsanjan university of medical sciences ,2010-2011.
Material & methods: This descriptive study was conducted on 400 students of Rafsanjan university of medical sciences . Needed information were gathered through demoraphic, DAS and DFS standard questionnaire and analyzed using SPSS-15 statistic software and Chi-square test.
Result: among 400 particapants,110(%27.5), 67(%16.75), 97(%24.25) and 126(%31.5) students were studying at medicine, nursing, midwifery and other courses, respectively . 218(%54.5) students were female. dental fear was reported by 333(about %83) students and 161(about %40) reported dental anxiety. Based on the majore, the maximum and minimum anxiety level dedicated to the medical students [18(%42.9) severe DAS] and dental students [4(%9.5) severe DAS], respectively(P