Family issues apparently affect dental health
Family problem was not only affects the mental health of family members, but also on the health of the teeth. A study revealed that adults and children in the family violence, where physical violence and verbal become commonly encountered in the family, have poor dental health.
Researchers from New York University found that adults who have a lot of problems with dental health tend to have a partner who was verbally abusive and physically. Meanwhile, children whose mothers tend to be aggressive and easy to do violence to his father is also likely to be higher have poor dental health.
Family oral health habits can be affected by domestic violence because these habits will affect other healthy habits such as brushing teeth and other habits. In addition, mental stress will also trigger the child and family members to eat food that is not healthy, as revealed in the Journal of the American Dental Association.
These results were obtained after the researchers analyzed 135 married couples who have children of school age. Researchers measured how often they get and do a physical and emotional abuse in the family. While dental health is measured from the number of cavities, discolored teeth, or missing teeth, as reported by the Health Quality News (05/09).
If you are in a family atmosphere that is rough and violent physical or verbal, should stop now. There are many losses that could be caused by this kind of violence, ranging from mental stress, physical pain, as well as oral health problems.