Stress And Your Oral Health
We all know brushing and flossing every day helps in maintaining a healthy mouth, but did you know external factors contribute to your mouth’s health as well? KidSmiles Pediatric Dentistry of Whittier has pulled together some resources about how stress affects YOUR oral health.
According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), emotional woes may place a strain on more than just your heart.
Emotional stress could cause periodontal disease as well! Read more here:
Web MD says that too much stress affects your whole body, including your mouth, teeth and gums. Read our blog post here:
The Mayo Clinic defines stress as a “physical, mental and emotional response to a challenging event”. For managing stress, the specialists at the Mayo Clinic offer tips and techniques on the following conditions:
As well as a book called, “Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living”
KidSmiles Pediatric Dentistry of Whittier believes that education is the key to preventing childhood tooth decay. We’re committed to providing a forum where parents and pediatric dental professionals can discuss preventative dental care. We encourage parents, educators and doctors to check back frequently for more fun facts, articles and activities!