Dentist in Middlesex NJ Informs Patients of Stress-Induced Oral Issues


Making sure your dental health is in top shape isn’t always an easy task, especially if you’re dealing with stressful situations. Suffering from stress is an everyday occurrence for a majority of people, but it affects you physically as well as mentally. Your dentist in Middlesex NJ wants patients to know how stress and anxiety have the ability to negatively affect your smile.


Canker Sores
Also known as mouth ulcers, canker sores usually show up on the inside of your mouth, but thankfully are not contagious. They can be caused by biting your cheek or injuring your gums by vigorous brushing. They can also be caused by stress. Studies have shown that students have experienced canker sores during certain times during the school year, but have started to appear less frequently around breaks and graduation.


Click here to learn about other instances where stress can cause oral and dental damage. If you’re experiencing any dental issues that you believe are due to stress, contact your dentist in Middlesex NJ by calling our office at (732) 469-6662 today.


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