Stress Awareness: How Stress Affects Your Teeth

Stress Awareness_  How Stress AffectsWe all have experienced feeling stressed from time to time, but on-going, everyday stress can have a negative impact on your health and mouth. Clenching and grinding of the teeth are most often caused by stressed and can lead to your teeth breaking and serious jaw pain. If you have a lot of stress, you could be seriously damaging your teeth. This could cause the following issues:

-Worn and/or broken teeth

-Sore muscles

-Painful and loose teeth

-Damaged and clicking jaw joints

If you have experienced any of these symptoms then you may want to consider wearing a night guard to protect your teeth while you sleep. Make an appointment with us today to solve this problem!