SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax season is stressful for many Americans, and even the IRS's extension of this year's filing deadline to April 18 may not provide much relief. To help prevent tooth damage caused by night time teeth grinding and clenching associated with tax season stress, Plackers, a leading brand of consumer oral care products, is providing complimentary Grind-No-More dental night protector samples including free shipping and handling to the first 10,000 people who sign-up on its website at www.plackers.com.
Bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding or clenching, is a common sleep disorder that is estimated to affect more than 60 million adults across the United States. Because most teeth grinding and clenching occurs during the sleep cycle, many people are unaware they grind or clench. By the time symptoms such as recessed gums, increased tooth sensitivity, jaw pain and worn tooth enamel have surfaced, irreversible oral damage may have already occurred.
Although the exact cause of bruxism is debatable, there are several physical and psychological contributors that may intensify during tax season, including:
- Stress or anxiety
- Increased frustration levels or suppressed anger
- Overall inability to relax
- Changes in sleep cycle or poor sleeping habits
Bruxism is a common, and often undiagnosed, oral health problem in America. As people tackle their taxes, the added stress may contribute to increased teeth grinding and clenching while sleeping. To help protect teeth, preventive measures such as using a dental night protector like Plackers Grind-No-More can be taken before irreversible damage occurs.
To provide taxpayers with relief and increase awareness of bruxism, Plackers is offering complimentary samples of its Grind-No-More Dental Night Protector, including free shipping and handling, to the first 10,000 people who visit www.plackers.com. For those who miss out on this special offer, a free Grind-No-More sample can be still be requested through Plackers' website for a nominal shipping and handling fee.
Plackers Grind-No-More dental night protectors are available in a comfortable, one-size-fits-all design that may be worn on upper or lower teeth, with no boiling, cutting or molding required. Providing exceptional comfort and protection, the Grind-No-More night protectors are also disposable, offering consumers a hygienic solution with no messy cleaning required.
"Plackers is committed to providing innovative products to help people improve their oral health," said Plackers' Director of Marketing Tom Barman. "Plackers Grind-No-More offers an easy, comfortable solution for people who grind their teeth that want the hygienic benefits of a disposable dental night protector."
Plackers, a leading brand of consumer oral care products, is a pioneer in dental flossers and other consumer oral care products. Having patented the first disposable dental flosser, Plackers is committed to developing high quality, affordable oral care products with innovative features that include a comprehensive line of dental flossers, dental accessories, and dental night guards including the Grind No More Dental Night Protector. Plackers holds over 20 patents and is sold in major retailers worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.plackers.com.
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