A new study suggests dental problems are often associated with a variety of biosocial conditions including depression and anxiety.

The study was presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research.

R. Constance Wiener, Ph.D., from West Virginia University, found that tooth loss from caries and periodontal disease is an outcome that is often linked with complex, chronic conditions.http://psychcentral.com/news/2014/03/21/tooth-loss-linked-with-anxiety-and-depression/67417.html