News From Our Cambridge, Massachusetts Cosmetic Dental Practice
Dr. Betty Jean-Mary
Your Cambridge Cosmetic Dentist
There are countless reasons that patients use when they're putting off the dentist. Whether it's bad experiences or simply time, don't delay your visit any longer!
Repairing restorations may be more conservative, minimally invasive approach than replacement, from the ADA news: https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2021-archive/april/ace-panel-report-finds-4-out-of-5-respondents-repair-defective-restorations
Take a look at another article describing the rise of stress-related dental visits during the pandemic from USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2021/03/24/covid-pandemic-stress-causing-teeth-grinding-cracked-tooth/4796180001/
Patients have been suffering from jaw pain, clenched teeth, and chipped enamel due to the high levels of stress they're experiencing during this unprecedented time in our lives.
The vast majority of dentists indicate that the prevalence of stress-related oral health conditions among their respective patients have increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from its COVID-19 economic impact tracking poll conducted the week of Feb. 15.
Learn more from the ADA by clicking here: https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2021-archive/march/hpi-poll-dentists-see-increased-prevalence-of-stress-related-oral-health-conditions