Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health

27 Mar 2017

Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health

Sleep is essential for good health especially in balancing hormones and boosting brain power. Getting enough sleep is also a critical component for your dental health.

Key takeaways:

–  Getting less than 6 hours of sleep will cause an inflammatory response that increases the risk of gum disease.

– The lack of sleep is linked to problems such as bleeding gums, gum tenderness and shifting teeth.

– Getting the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep will certainly reduce the risk of gum disease.

Getting a good night’s sleep is all in the preparation—try to establish a routine and go to bed at the same time every night. Turn off all tablets, smart phones, and televisions before bed.

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