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Does stress affect my teeth or gums?
A couple of years ago, I had a really stressful job in financial services and (after waking up with a headache), my dentist and I figured out that I grind my teeth at night. She gave me a mouth guard and warned me that I should also be concerned about gum disease. Apparently, high-stress levels can lead to that as well!
Did the mouth guard alleviate your headaches?
Yes. There is a correlation between stress and the health of your gums and your teeth. A night guard especially made from a dental office which will specifically cover your teeth will protect them from wear and fractures over time.
Stress affects the overall state of your body, including the health of you teeth