It would be magical thinking to say that this year has not served up a super dose of stress in one or more ways. As we approach the end of 2020, it seemed fitting to say a few words about the ways in which stress can affect our mouths, teeth, and jaws. See if any of these signs and symptoms are familiar, then let us know. We are here to help!
As a dentist AND dedicated practitioner of exercise and healthy eating, here’s what I tell all my patients. “Your lifestyle and your oral health are connected.” For good oral health, you get out what you put in. That means eating healthy, exercising, and avoiding substances that are poisonous to your body will keep your gums pink and your teeth shiny.