Most of us have been warned about the harmful effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. The team at Koch Park Dental in Florissant MO reminds you that stress can do a number on your teeth, too.
The obvious hazards are teeth grinding, jaw clenching, smoking, and the overconsumption of sugary foods. But did you know that stress can also exacerbate plaque production, trigger canker sores and increase the risk of gingivitis? Another problem is that when people are under excessive stress, they often neglect basic oral hygiene.
At Koch Park Dental in Florissant MO we offer complete dental care with our general dentistry. People from Florissant, Hazelwood, Ferguson, and St. Louis trust us with their dental health. Contact us today!