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Are you stressed? If so, your smile and oral health can be impacted. That’s right: Stress can cause canker sores, gum recession, jaw pain, and more. This is why it’s very important to keep your smile in mind and do all you can to maintain a top-notch oral health when you’re stressed in Orlando, Florida. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr. Matilde Castellini, encourages you to do the following things:

– Remove the source of your stress (The best way to eliminate your stress is to deal with it)
– Release your stress and tension by exercising, getting a massage, or taking part in physical therapy
– Share your feelings with someone
– Relax and meditate as much as possible
– Have good oral hygiene (Brush twice a day, floss once a day, rinse once a day)
– Visit your dentist every six months (Dental cleanings and exams are vital)
– Have a balanced diet (Eat less tooth-harming foods and more tooth-healthy foods)
– Get plenty of sleep

For more information and details about how to maintain a strong smile when you’re stressed, please reach out to our dental team at your earliest convenience. All you need to do is contact MedPlex Dental at 407-351-2245 and we will be more than happy to help you!