More People Are Seeing Their Dentist Now Due to Stress Related Chipping


Seems dentists are seeing an increase in cases of cracked and chipped teeth. The likely reason? People are grinding and clenching their teeth more due to stress and anxiety. "When I reopened my practice in early June, the fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I've been in the office," said Dr. Tammy Chen. "On average, I'm seeing three to four; the bad days are six-plus fractures. Well, add this to the list of oddities that is 2020; seems dentists are seeing an increase in cases of cracked and chipped teeth. The likely reason? People are grinding and clenching their teeth more due to stress and anxiety. "When I reopened my practice in early June, the fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I've been in the office," said Dr. Tammy Chen. "On average, I'm seeing three to four; the bad days are six-plus fractures. Insider has the full details HERE