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How Stress Impacts your Oral Health!!

how-stress-impacts-oral-healthIn this digital era, one thing which is prevalent among everyone is Stress. Regardless of age, gender, socio-economic differences, everyone is succumbing greatly towards it. Stress is one of the greatest enemies of health, often takes a big toll on dental health too. When it comes to impacts on health due to Stress, there can be many things which makes a deep impact.  Stress causes gum disease, teeth grinding, cancer mouth, dry mouth and greatly impact your eating habits.

People often take very less care of themselves when they are under stress. Stress causes irritation, which leads to mood swings, and uncontrollable eating habits. When people are under stress, they tend to be awake for a longer time. This comprehensively takes the toll in the total health.

Let us in detail look at the impacts of Stress!

1. Mouth Sores:

mouth sores

People who are under stress often grind their teeth, and bite their lips, due to excessive emotional stress. This is defined by the term called Teeth grinding and/or temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). Often they even ted to ignore the symptoms in the early stage and tend to regret much later when the problem magnifies.

2. Constant clenching of the teeth:

Constant clenching of the teeth

People with chronic stress without even realizing themselves will start to grind the teeth, that too continuously. If they proceed for a longer period, the enamel gets damaged initially, and consecutively enormous trouble stars. Sometimes, the tooth may have cracks and starts to brittle. As the control over oneself tend to decrease, it causes much larger problems.

3. Poor oral hygiene:

oral-hygiene

People often tend to neglect themselves when they are under stress. Hygiene and self-care become least important for the people under stress. As they continuously not give enough concentration, it starts to have problems pertaining to teeth, gums, ulcers in the mouth, mild infections. If they are sorted in the nascent stages, the damages will be very less.

4. Poor diet/nutrition:

poor dietDiet has a direct impact on dental health, as the tooth to be stronger, it constantly needs calcium minerals, vitamins to have a good health. When people are not taking enough calories, and a balanced diet, the adequate nutrition that the body requires will not be available. This may seem like a smaller problem initially, but over a period of time, if this case persists, this will develop as a root cause of bigger problems.

5. Gum disease:

gum-diseaseWhen the immunity system is very low, the overall health will decline. If there is already a dental problem, it will intensify when left uncared. Little germs or infection in the oral system will topple the balance of the tooth, often causing more problems.

6. Dry mouth:

Dry mouthStress causes a lack of saliva, leading to dryness of the mouth. When the mouth is dry, it certainly indicates that your health is under check. Saliva is very important, as it maintains the PH of the mouth, helps you to chew the food.   Saliva in your mouth has many oral health benefits, including washing away food particles from your teeth and gums. Saliva also helps in digestion. Maintaining a good oral hygiene even under stress is very important.

 How can you deal with stress?

Caution and awareness are initially very important. It is always important to take the help of a doctor, as it will alleviate your stress and pain. We can also follow the steps below, to maintain a good health.

Find relaxing techniques to help manage your stress, and help you relax.

Regular doctor’s visits and checkups, to maintain good health and composure.

Physical exercise and sweating are the best medicine for stress and help you to gain your momentum.

Get adequate sleep, as a good sleep will help you to balance your stress levels.

Eat a healthy and manage a complete balanced diet.

Engage in a routine that would help you not only to stay balanced but also to keep your mind happy and ready to accept any challenges, this era throws us. Your doctor will be your best partner to maintain a good health. Do not delay until the problem magnifies, call immediately 18001 02 02 88 to curb the problems soon or book your appointment to solve your dental issue

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How do Dentist Fix Broken Teeth!

How do Dentist Fix Broken Teeth!

Tooth gets broken, cracked or chipped due to several factors. Paying immediate attention to your tooth is important. Many people are not paying enough attention when there is a minor problem in the tooth until it gets worse and leaves unbearable pain. Worse than that! They do self-medication, which is even more harmful. Let us analyze the factors which cause tooth damage, and try to do a fix, which is longstanding.

Let us consider the causes in which people have their tooth broken, damaged or chipped:

Chewing hard foods candies, nuts or other hard substances

Biting something unexpectedly.

Using the tooth for opening the bottle or cutting the thread

Sudden attack or assault, which is totally unexpected.

Minor accidents which harm the tooth

The underlying decay beneath the tooth’s surface

Acidic food will harm the tooth’s surface

When the old fillings are completely worn-out

When the enamel of the tooth is weak.

Let us look in detail, how we can fix the broken, chipped or cracked tooth:

Broken Tooth:

How do Dentist Fix Broken Teeth!Often the tooth breaks partially, exposing the nerves and dental pulp. It might also be bleeding. Sometimes, it might also not pain, but have damaged very hard due to the infections which caused the tooth to get decayed.

If your tooth was strong and had chipped by accident, you can get immediate remedy by putting it into the milk, and reach the dentist immediately. If the decay is due to other factors, the dentist would able to decide on which method would heal your tooth better, stronger, quicker and in the most effective manner.

Cracked Tooth:

How do Dentist Fix Broken Teeth!

The simple crack of the tooth is classified into various degrees. Craze lines are minor crack, which only affects the outer enamel. The dentist may just able to polish the rough surface and need not have to do many difficult treatments. The crack in the tooth should not be ignored. It gets deeper and reaches the root of the tooth, causing many other troubles.

The tooth can be saved soon, if the crack is detected early, The Dentists will just work on the surface of the tooth. Dentists often resort to minor fillings in case of the crack on the surface of the tooth is little deeper. If the problem still persists, and the pulp of the tooth is damaged, the doctor will often do the methods of removing the tooth cap, root canal treatment, depending upon the problem area.

Chipped Tooth:

How do Dentist Fix Broken Teeth!

Chipping of a tooth is common among children or sportsman. They are mainly caused due to accidents. The other major reason for chipping of a tooth is due to the enamel loses its strength. When your tooth is chipped, they often say that it is very important to immediately preserve it in milk or saliva.

The dentist may able to fix it with the dental adhesive, provided if there is no underlying decay of the tooth. It is better than the doctor is reached sooner to get the chances of getting back your tooth. Delay in the procedure may hamper the treatment. A veneer or a crown can be placed on top of the tooth, in case if it needs some cosmetic adjustments to look fine.

Resort to your dentist, as soon as you detect a problem. Procrastination of problems may lead it to spread rapidly, especially with the tooth as underlying decay and infections should be treated as soon as possible.

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Shocking symptoms of Oral cancer!!

shocking-symptoms-of-oral-cancer

Cancers are in the rise, the major cause of deaths in India. In Asia, Indians are the highest victim of cancer. Fashion got to pay a heavy price, chewing tobacco, using betel nuts, smoking cigarettes, alcohol, all have their side effects in causing cancer. It affects more men than women. It occurs due to poor health and diet. Nutrition, health care, living conditions and risk behaviours contribute to the development of oral cancer. Continue reading Shocking symptoms of Oral cancer!!

Does ignoring a tooth issue could lead to death?

Death is the exit state of the life of a person. Not only humans, but it’s the exit state of all living organisms. Death may occur due to ageing, predation, malnutrition, disease, suicide, homicide, starvation, dehydration and accidents. Apart from these reasons, there is one more fact that most of you would don’t know is ignorance of tooth issues could also lead to death. This may be a known or unknown fact, but it is necessary to have little knowledge about your tooth issues.  Any infection in your body could lead to death, if preventive measures are not taken. 

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