Due to the coronavirus epidemic, many people who are afraid of losing their loved ones, being unemployed, and moving away from social life, remove the stress they experience during the day at night.
We take all our stress out of our teeth
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, many people who are afraid of losing their loved ones, being unemployed, and moving away from social life, remove the stress they experience during the day at night. This situation causes head and neck pain as well as teeth, fatigue and decreased immunity due to the inability to get a quality sleep at night.
Did you think your teeth might be the cause of your fatigue? Many people who are closed to homes due to the coronavirus, who are distanced from social life, who are afraid of losing their loved ones and being unemployed, take this stress out of their teeth at night. So much so that experts point out that the tooth clenching disease called 'Bruxism' has increased by about 40 percent during the coronavirus process. This situation not only damages teeth but also causes sleep deprivation and thus fatigue.
Drawing attention to the fact that tooth clenching disease negatively affects the daily lives of people, Arzu Yalnız Zogun, a member of the Association of Aesthetic Dentists Academy, said, “Clenching causes both insomnia and fatigue” and added:
“Awakening his own tooth clenching; There are many people whose muscles are tired because of clenching their teeth at night and who cannot get a good sleep. These people wake up very tired in the morning. In addition, some people can see teeth grinding as well as clenching. In this case, people sleeping next to them or sleeping in the same room may also be disturbed by the sound of teeth grinding and cannot sleep. In other words, the person who clenches his teeth can give his environment the same discomfort as snoring. It can also cause those people to be sleep deprived. As it is known, immunity is very important in combating coronavirus. A quality sleep is essential for strong immunity. Therefore, it is beneficial for those who have bruxism problems to see a dentist. "
It even affects the spine
Bruxism causes broken teeth and damage to dental fillings; causes jaw joint, ear, head, face, neck and back pain. Noting that besides these common disorders, clenching teeth causes great damage to the muscles, Arzu Yalnız Zogun emphasized that it can also disrupt the structure of the spine.
Expressing that the treatment of bruxism, which causes many problems, is possible, Dentist Solo Zogun gave the following information about the treatment methods: “Patient-specific night plates can be used. This is a plaque placed on the teeth in the form of a removable prosthesis. We recommend that some of our patients use this record while doing activities that require focus such as reading books and working during the day as well as at night. Because in some patients, contraction can continue throughout the day. If there are missing teeth, there should be dental treatments to avoid burden on one side. Botox can also be applied to relax the muscles. Getting psychological support for stress is among the solution methods. "