Buccal conditions related with the stress: a revision of the current discoveries

Maria Carmen Fontoura Nogueira da Cruz, Vanessa Athayde Silva Braga, João Gabriel Farah Garcia, Fernanda Ferreira Lopes, Enara de Cassia Silva Maia, Érica Martins Valois


The unbalance between body and mind is what originates the development of diseases related to stress. A number of pathologies today studied has intimate relationship with stress. To establish the relationship between stress and disease is fundamental to know and to treat some of those pathologies. Considering the importance of the issue for dental students and professionals, it is justifi ed the accomplishment of this work, with view to the best understanding about the approached theme and to the establishment of the its diagnosis. We can suggest that the psico-social aspects, especially stress, have their participation in the aetiology of some conditions in the oral cavity, acting in varied ways with other factors. However, the role of stress in those studied conditions is not perfectly understood. It is necessary to emphasize that these conditions should have the dentist’s special attention and are part of a multidisciplinary team in the patient’s attendance, being necessary the direction of the patient bearer of one of those conditions associated to stress to specialized professionals for an attached therapy.


Stress; Buccal mucous membrane; Diagnosis

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2177-0018.2399

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e-ISSN 2177-0018 / ISSN 0566-1854.

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