Stress And The Effect On Oral Health

At Parker & Pennington Dentistry, we truly care about your oral and overall health. There is one issue that can negatively impact your oral and overall health — stress. Whether it is caused by your career or life circumstances, stress can lead to serious health issues. Stress can also cause problems with your oral health and lead to dental treatments in the future.

Do You Grind When You’re Stressed?

Have you recently learned that you grind your teeth while sleeping or during times of stress? This harmful habit can cause your teeth to show signs of premature wear and can eventually lead to issues such as cracked teeth. We would hate for our patients with perfectly healthy teeth to experience discomfort and need costly treatments that could have been easily prevented. We offer a customized device that can help eliminate the wearing of teeth due to grinding. Read on to learn about this helpful device.