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How does protein affect your teeth

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Protein: Protein doesn't cause tooth decay. Decay is caused by bacteria taking sugars out of foods and converting sugars into acids, which etch the calcium ou... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
Decalcification: Or loss of calcium in your teeth is what i think you are referring to. This is much more commonly associated with acidity in the mouth most commonly c... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Need protein : A good diet is important for our body.. A diet that is too low in protein will have an effect on your immune system and cause muscle weakness. Eve... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Your ? is unclear: Teeth once formed and erupted are not affected by nutritional deficiencies. They may be affected as they are developing in your jaws but I have not se... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Need a consult: Protein shakes are fine, but only in certain circumstances. Some don't provide all the necessary nutrients needed to aid in immune support and health... Read More
Dr. James Beck
Dentistry 11 years experience
See the dentist: You should go to the dentist as soon as possible to see why your teeth are hurting. It is not normal or healthy to have chronic tooth pain. Drinking p... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry 32 years experience
Seriously? Dental?: Bulking for what? Tongue size? Talk to your pcp for referral to a competent sports medicine specialist before adding "supplements" of any kind to your... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Ignore it: I'm a pathologist and focused on the lab. Often, I wish we didn't even check CRP's. It's worthless except as an adjunct to the big picture. There's ta... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Bubbles in urine: Foamy urine can depend upon protein excess, but seems like this is not case for you. It can also be due to urinating with a force, high speed secondar... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
CR Protein: C Reactive a Protein levels rise in response to inflammation. Gingivitis is an inflammatory process in response to infection. "White & Dark" pat... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Protein: The differential for protein in the urine is a lot. The best way to confirm if protein is truly in your urine is obtain another urine protein sample i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Auto-antibody to Scl 70 alone is not sufficient. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would be prudent to cons... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Allergy: You may have an allergy or food sensitivity or it could be unrelated. I would suggest a different source of protein, pea, rice, or a different brand o... Read More

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