If you’re feeling stress over the pandemic, it’s likely your mouth is, too.
As patients return to the dental chair after long delays, many dentists are seeing new problems.
“There’s a lot of close links to dental problems for people who take anti-depressants. It has a lot of negative effects on your mouth,” said Dr. Travis Watson, a dentist with Atlanta West Dentistry. “It actually decreases saliva flow, so we see lots of opportunist cavities in patients who are on anti-depressants.”
But stress also shows up in other ways.
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