Posted on 11 February 2020
As any dentist will tell you, sleep deprivation and poor-quality sleep can affect your oral health:
- The body produces more inflammatory hormones when it doesn't get enough sleep, which increases the chances of gum disease developing.
- Insufficient sleep affects the immune system, making the oral cavity more susceptible to decay.
- People with sleep apnoea or those who snore breath through their mouth while sleeping, resulting in a dry mouth and increased risk of dental problems.
"Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for more than just your body—your teeth and gums will thank you as well!"
Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/your-sleep-schedule-could-be-impacting-your-dental-health/