University of Washington has an unusually large number of behavioral
scientists engaged in research in dentistry. This course is designed
to introduce participants to some of the most commonly used methods
and study designs in behavioral dental research, as well as to
the areas in which research is conducted at the University of Washington.
Applications to studies of dental fear, pain, neurosensory assessment,
temporomandibular disorders, dental services utilization, outcomes
of major dental procedures, orthodontic treatment, and pediatric
and geriatric health are included.