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  • How much is stress costing your business?
    Aug. 9, 2019

    How much is stress costing your business?

    General oral health

    While it’s not surprising that stress in the workplace has a negative effect on productivity, the full extent of the problem can be startling. Stress costs employers more than $300 billion annually. That’s due in part to employees who report high stress levels being less engaged, less productive and missing more work than those who don’t have excessive stress. In fact, 1 million workers are absent every day due to stress, with stressed employees taking more than 4.6 sick days per year compare

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  • Three Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy During the Hectic Holiday Season
    Dec. 4, 2018

    Three Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy During the Hectic Holiday Season

    General oral health

    While the holiday season is a joyous time of year, last-minute shopping, overspending, overscheduling and extended family visits can make it a nail-biting season, too. Although you should take care of your oral health throughout the year, it's important to realize that holiday angst can affect the health of your smile. Stress can do a... More »

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  • The Oral Health and Headache Connection
    Jun. 10, 2016

    The Oral Health and Headache Connection

    General oral health

    Did you know that grinding or clenching your teeth or jaw can lead to a headache? Delta Dental of Illinois wants to bring attention to the connection between teeth grinding or clenching and headaches. Some people habitually grind or clench their teeth while sleeping due to stress or anxiety, making them completely unaware that the problem exists. Others... More »

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  • Three Nervous Habits That Are Harming Your Teeth
    Jun. 19, 2015

    Three Nervous Habits That Are Harming Your Teeth

    General oral health

    We've all got a nervous habit or two, whether it's chewing nails, tapping toes or chomping gum. For the most part, nervous habits are harmless – but there are a few that can be bad news for oral health. Here are three to stop. Nail biting. Nibbling on your nails can stress your teeth and... More »

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  • Tax Day Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health
    Apr. 15, 2015

    Tax Day Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

    General oral health

    Every year as April 15 approaches, we can all get a little stressed and frazzled as we work to file our taxes by the deadline.  Even though Tax Day can be stressful, it's important to take the time to de-stress and learn how stress can affect your teeth. Stress can impact your oral health and possibly cause... More »

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  • Put A Stop to Holiday Stress
    Dec. 16, 2014

    Put A Stop to Holiday Stress

    General oral health

    The holiday season seems to get busier and busier with a whirlwind of events and celebrations that can spread more than holiday cheer – they can raise your stress level higher than the mistletoe hanging from the ceiling! As you likely know, stress can lead to a variety of overall health and oral health problems.... More »

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