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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Not exact...: Not an exact diagnosis, but usually characterized in quickly appearing cavities (very noticeable) in an adult. Other factors are irritability, very ir ... Read More
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Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Meth Mouth: Generally a rapid onset of tooth decay, usually due to lifestyle change that accompanies the addiction, lack of sleep and oral hygiene, increased suga ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Total tooth deacy: The extensive tooth decay is due to psychological and physiological changes caused in dry mouth, long periods of poor oral hygiene and after the &quot ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Severe dental diseas: "meth mouth" denotes several dental disease including extensive dental decay along with destruction to oral tissues due to use of methamphetamine. Yo ... Read More
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Dr. Maryam Chiani
29 years experience Dentistry
Meth Mouth: Meth mouth is a dental condition characterized by severe decay and loss of teeth, fracture and enamel erosion. This is due to extended use of the drug ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Devin
47 years experience Dentistry
"Meth Mouth" is: Methamphetamine addicts are characterized by dry mouth, terrible oral hygiene, and a diet of pure sugar and highly processed foods. That causes the en ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Methamphetamine mouth: Broken, discolored and rotting teeth likely because the drug causes the salivary glands to dry out, which allows the mouth's acids to eat away at the ... Read More
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Dr. James Merrett
29 years experience Dentistry
Meth Mouth: Meth mouth is a term for people who have had extensive tooth damage due to the abuse of methamphetamines. Many times the teeth are so damaged that the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Multiple: Symptoms are characterized by severe decay and loss of teeth, as well as fracture, enamel erosion, and other oral problems symptomatic of extended use ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Rampant decay: Well for starters you need to be a meth user. Meth mouth is characterized by rampant caries or decay along the gum line and to the point where there i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
22 years experience Dentistry
Decay and stain: Meth mouth is just a name for advanced decay of the teeth that was caused by using meth and the usual associated diet of meth users. Meth users usual ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Takes several years: Askville.Amazon.Com/beginning-meth-regularly-mouth-begin... Askville question: how soon after beginning to take meth regularly does " meth mouth" begi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
25 years experience Dentistry
Very fast: Just as meth speeds up the brain. It also speeds up bacterial acid production while diminishing protective saliva consistency.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Methamphetamine users usually eat a lot of high sugar content foods to fuel their body as they burn off calories as a result of the drug's effect. Thi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
26 years experience Dentistry
Your worst nightmare: One of the ingredients of crystal meth is gasoline or turpentine to 'cook' the drug and give it potency. That ingredient will literally eat away at y ... Read More

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