In its list of 10 symptoms of overstress, Prevention Magazine reports that a sore mouth or jaw, and bleeding gums may be two such symptoms. “A sore jaw can be a sign of teeth grinding, which usually occurs during sleep and can be worsened by stress, says Matthew Messina, DDS, a consumer advisor to the American Dental Association,” Prevention Magazine reports. Meanwhile, “stressed-out people have a higher risk of periodontal disease,” according to a Brazilian meta-analysis. Past president of the American Academy of Periodontology Dr. Preston Miller says to “protect your mouth by exercising and sleeping more, which will help lower stress
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