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The Long-Term Effects of Stress on Your Oral Health

We’ve all been told to avoid stress at one point or another, but usually, it’s in reference to our bodily health. However, stress can actually cause oral health problems. There are several ways stress can affect our oral health, so there is another reason to keep it in check. Since oral health can be negatively affected by stress, why don’t you sit back, relax, and have a quick read about the detriments of stress to your oral health? Stress Can Cause Bruxism Bruxism is also known as grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw. Stress has been shown to be a cause of bruxism in adults and even children. If you have ever caught yourself with a sore jaw after dealing with stressful events, it may be possible you are a sufferer of teeth grinding. Bruxism caused by stress can easily be solved with some stress management. This may mean getting one of those little squeeze aids on your desk or taking frequent walk away from your desk. The long-term effects of bruxism can be

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Is Fluoride Safe?

 As with any controversial topic, it is important to understand what the scientific research has shown.  In this post I will be dealing the scientific

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Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD)

Evidence-based dentistry (EBD) is based on three important domains: the best available scientific evidence, a dentist’s clinical skill and judgment, and each individual patient’s needs

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