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Stress is not only reflected on your face. It affects not only your body, emotions and lifestyle. During dental examinations and cleaning, your dentist can detect the oral symptoms of stress. Research shows that there is a strong link stress and oral health.

Turkey Medicals, “When stress occurs, a person may increase their habits that can affect oral health, such as smoking or drinking alcohol. For this reason, it has been found that stress causes a large number of dental problems.” was said.

Let’s consider some oral health problems that can be caused by anxiety and stress.

– Mouth sores such as aphthae do not have a definite cause, but sometimes they occur with stress. Although these lesions are harmless, they can be painful.

– Dry mouth is a condition where your mouth does not produce enough saliva or the saliva produced is not enough. Dry mouth is not only caused by a condition triggered by stress, but can also be a side effect of medications used to treat depression.

– You can gnash your teeth when you are stressed at night. (I am bruxeless)And this will cause your tooth to wear out. If you suffer from bruxism, your dentist may recommend a night plaque to protect your jaw and teeth.

Temporomandibular joint surgery in Turkey is required (TMJ), that is, the joint that provides the movement of our lower jaw hurts or sounds come from this joint, it happens due to trauma and teeth grinding. In addition, anxiety and depression can trigger TMJ symptoms.

– Stress weakens your immune system and increases a person’s susceptibility to infections such as gum disease.


  • To start your battle against the negative effects of stress, you must first eliminate its primary source. If this does not help, you can also seek help from meditation, counseling, yoga, or physical therapy to reduce your tension.To maintain your oral health, you should not neglect oral care. Stressed people tend to neglect oral care for the most part. Consuming alcohol, cigarettes, acidic and sugary foods in abundance during this period can also cause caries and other problems to occur in your teeth.
  • Don’t let stress affect your oral health. Even if you are stressed, you should consider the health of your teeth and gums. Not paying attention to this can lead you to a bigger health problem. In addition to your daily oral hygiene such as brushing your teeth and flossing, you should also get regular Turkey dentist appointments in Antalya and Istanbul, eat a healthy Turkish diet, and consume plenty of water.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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