Is there a connection between infected teeth and stress?

13. January 2010  
Filed in Mouth


You know that stress can cause bad teeth. There exist studies that demonstrate the relationship the other way around – that one or more bad ( infected ) tooth/teeth can be the cause of stressymptomer in the form of dizziness, visual disturbances, and difficulty concentrating.



Dear Gitte,

Interesting question, know not, however, something to the studies you mention, or studies that would demonstrate the existence of a relationship the other way around. However, infections around the teeth can affect one's almenbefindende.

Hope you can use my answer.

With kind regards

Dentist Joan Olsen™ – the Road to healthier teeth


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