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Stress and Anxiety Awareness

Stress and anxiety can be felt both mentally and physically. It’s no secret that they can affect your overall health, but your oral health might also be at risk. Some symptoms to be aware of are:

Image Teeth grinding or clenching
Image Teeth that are flattened, chipped, or fractured
Image Jaw soreness or tooth pain


When you feel yourself starting to get anxious or stressed, these stress-reducing techniques may help:

Image Have a nutritious, well-balanced diet and get enough sleep
Image Exercise regularly
Image Practice relaxation techniques, such as meditation, stretching, or yoga




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