Dentists Have Seen More Broken Teeth During Pandemic


Have you ever had to make an emergency trip to the dentist for a broken or cracked tooth? If so, was it this year? Turns out a lot of dentists are seeing an increase in chipped and damaged teeth, likely due to people grinding and clenching their teeth more because of stress and anxiety. One dentist, Dr. Tammy Chen, said that since reopening her practice in June, "the fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I've been in the office." That is nuts to me! Especially since my only broken tooth was due to a very bad car accident, it doesn't feel like it should be a normal occurrence...I mean, knock on wood at least! Click the link in the tweet to read more!