Stress Damage Dental Health - Stress not only burden the though, but also the health. One of them is tooth and gum. Close relationship between periodontal problems and psychological disorders such as stress, anxiety, depression and loneliness that has been scientifically proven.
In the report of a study published in the Journal of Periodontology mentioned, reducing stress is very significant for oral health. One of the cause is cortisol, the stress hormones.
Increase the cortisol hormone level will cause the damage at gum and jawbone, because of the periodontal disease (gingivitis). If this periodontal untreated can cause tooth loss. The teeth problem that caused by stress are: canker sores, gum disease, bruxism.