How Does Stress Impact Your Smile?

In today’s busy world, it is difficult to not feel the effects of stress. You may get headaches or back pain, but have you stopped to think about how stress may be affecting your dental health ?
Stress can take a toll on your teeth. In fact, as this video shows, you may not even be aware that stress behaviors are impacting your smile. Bruxism, or teeth clenching, is commonly brought on by stress and can cause excessive enamel wear, headaches, and jaw aches. In order to ensure your mouth is in good health, it is vital to engage in excellent daily oral healthcare and regularly see your dentist for checkups.
The top NYC dentists at Park 56 Dental provide a wide range of general and cosmetic dental services, including smile restoration and sedation dentistry. If you are concerned about the effects of stress on your oral health, or if you’d like to improve your smile, call us today at (212) 826-2322.