Can Stress Cause Damage To Your Teeth?

Have you recently been feeling overwhelmed or anxious? If you answered yes, you are not alone. With all of the responsibilities of daily life, plus the events over the past year have led to an increase in stress in many adults. The signs of stress can be seen in the body with issues such as an increase in blood pressure, upset stomach, racing heart, and trouble sleeping. Dentists across the country are reporting that more patients than ever before are experiencing dental emergencies with the cause likely being stress related issues.