Hollywood actress Demi Moore has revealed that she has lost her two front teeth.
Speaking in a honest interview with American TV host Jimmy Fallon, the 54-year-old admitted that she had lost her two front teeth because of stress. She spoke openly about the subject, saying she felt it was important to talk about the topic
The ‘Ghost’ star explained: ‘I sheared off my front teeth. I’d love to say it was skateboarding or something really kind of cool, but I think it’s something that’s important to share because I think it’s literally, probably after heart disease, one of the biggest killers in in America, which is stress.
“Stress sheared off my front tooth.” Demi let Jimmy Fallon share a photo of the actress with her missing teeth with the watching audience.
Demi Moore is mother to three girls, from her marriage to Bruce Willis – Rumer, Tallulah and Scout. Speaking about her daughters’ reaction to the actress losing her teeth, Demi revealed that her girls were supportive, “They love seeing me without my teeth, because they think it makes me look more vulnerable and human.”
The Hollywood star now has dentures to ensure she has a picture perfect smile for the red carpet cameras. “Thank God for modern dentistry!” she joked.
The NHS explains that stress can cause, ” physical changes in the body”, and people feeling stressed can suffer from headaches, sleep problems, issues with eating too much or too little, drinking or smoking more and, in some instances, grinding their teeth.
Visit the Mind website for more signs of stress.
If you feel stressed, the NHS recommends sharing your problems with family or friends, making time for your interests and hobbies, making sure you get enough rest which may involve taking a break from work such as a holiday, and taking regular exercise as well as eating healthily.