Maren L. Agdal

You harvest what you seed. With a vision to stop the vicious circle of dental fear in children.


When the fearful child comes to your office, the options of treatment are laying in front of you. Dental treatment at first visit may be the obvious choice. But what are our thoughts about the future? How will the child’s compliance be tomorrow and for years to come? Making a treatment plan and addressing the child’s fear is important when the outcome measure is a non-fearful adult patient.


Maren L. Agdal is a dentist since 2003. Since 2005 she has worked with dental and intra-oral injection phobia and she has a PhD in the field. In 2016 she graduated as specialist in pediatric dentistry. Today she works at the Oral Health Center of Expertise in Western Norway. Her main interest is treating children and adult with anxiety related to the dental situation

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