Between wrinkles, gray hairs and pimple constellations, everyone reacts to stress differently. Why can’t acne be reserved for teenagers? We digress…Regardless of what sets off your stress, don’t let jaw-clenching and teeth-grinding result in a make-under.
Clenching your jaw can lead to prolonged tension and pain in your smile. It can also rack up your dental bills and ibuprofen consumption. Also known as bruxism, this clenching and grinding can cause all types of issues, including:
• Jaw pain
• Earaches or headaches
• Clicking/popping of the jaw
• Wear and tear of teeth
• Loose or painful teeth
Bruxism can happen even when you’re asleep, so address your stress levels and practice winding down post-dinner. Learn more ways to combat stress.
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