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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Peters
29 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Probably not: Most likely "bad teeth" will not cause a speech problem. It is possible that an "bad" bite--or misaligned teeth can effect speech. Ask you dentist i ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Of course: Teeth misalignment or teeth that do not have the proper normal bite is one of the many causes of speech impediments. See your orthodontist and speech ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: Loose or missing teeth or broken teeth that irritate the tongue can cause problems with enunciation. Have a dentist take a look
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Definitely, yes: Teeth misalignment, missing teeth, broken teeth or teeth that do not have the proper normal bite is one of the many causes of speech impediments. See ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
YES: If the infection is large enough and long standing so see your dentist asap.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Periodontal: It's a contributing factor to periodontal (gum) disease which effects the gums and supporting tissues of your teeth. It does not directly affect the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Call a dentist: There are a variety of reasons that teeth shift-genetics, age, grinding, bad habits and missing teeth. The loss of a tooth or a contacts between the t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Campbell
12 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: No, bell's palsy will have nothing to do with the state of your teeth.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Bad teeth: Perhaps. As a dentist I get a little sick just thinking about how some people let their teeth rot away and how it could effect their general health, s ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal infection: This sounds like you probably have a vaginal bacterial infection. See your doctor as there is an infection that causes a typical fishy odor. This can ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
YES: It's the gum infection that can cause infection of the inside lining of the heart called endocardium.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon for exam/opinion/reommendations.

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