GHEORGHE RAFTU, ELENA-CLAUDIA SIN, AURELIANA CARAIANE, STELIANA GABRIELA BUSTIUC, RALUCA BRICEAG EVALUATION OF THE DEGREE OF DENTAL ANXIETY IN A LOT OF PATIENTS ALTERED IN YOUNG ADULTS The study aims at identifying and highlighting dental anxiety in a group of young adults, analyzing patients’ concerns about the main dental treatment procedures, and establishing statistical relationships between anxiety and gender, the background, level of education, socio-economic status and knowledge of habits of care and hygiene of oral cavity characteristic of the studied group. The study group consists of 150 female (50%) and male (50%) patients , aged between 20 and 40 years. The inclusion criteria in the batch were those related to the age range of 20 to 40 years.Two respondents (Corah’s Dental Anxiety Scale, Revised (DAS-R)) were given two questionnaires ( Corah’s Dental Anxiety Scale, DAS-R), and the second questionnaire contained 7 questions about the habits dental care). Most patients’ concerns about the main procedures of dental treatment / other concerns are: dental extraction, material expenses, possibility of treatments and shame she felt oppressed health of the oral cavity. Regardless of the level of dental anxiety, the oral cavity hygiene habits are not properly performed by patients, with an increased tendency for them to be disregarded by patients with severe dental anxiety.