People with social anxiety disorder or fear of society are prone to bruxism (grinding teeth). This leads to the formation of cracks in the teeth and decay. To such conclusion experts from tel Aviv University.
The experimental group consisted of 40 people with social anxiety disorder. A control group of 35 healthy volunteers. All study participants underwent psychological tests and examination by a dentist, says Zee News. Scientists got the information, how often do people chew gum, bite your nails, move the lower jaw and grind their teeth.
The average dental wear degree was detected in 42% of volunteers with social anxiety disorder and 28.6% of healthy people. The lower jaw is constantly moving every third examinee with social anxiety disorder. Gnashed their teeth, 42% of social phobia.