Don’t Stress It; Your Mouth Will Thank You


According to the annual Stress in America Report (American Psychological Association) for 2014, the majority of Americans are living with stress levels higher than what is believed to be healthy. Top stress factors in 2014 include financial concerns (64% report it is a significant source), work, the economy, family responsibilities, and personal health concerns.

Most of us aware of the many of the potential negative effects stress can have on our minds and bodies including anxiety disorders, panic attacks, fatigue, irritability, and the overall feeling of not being healthy, but not nearly as many understand that stress can also effect oral health in the mouth, gums, and teeth. The three most common problems created from stress include:

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