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No specific time: The acids from the stomach are very very acidic and dissolve the tooth structure. So it depends on the number of exposures per day, per month..... The damage can start immediately or accumulate over time. Only a dental health care provider can determine how much damage has been caused. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the long term effects to my health for being bulimic? I know about bthe erosion to teeth.
Many health effects: Bulimia impacts health in many ways, including electrolyte imbalance which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and death, esophageal inflammation ; tears, swollen salivary glands, and more. Depression often accompanies this condition. The good news: it can be treated. For a more inclusive run-down: http://tinyurl.Com/mm5s4m5 and http://tinyurl.Com/34sc4p the effects go far beyond teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dentist said I have thin teeth. Said i may be born with it. I was never bulimic. What other causes? Any way 2 protect teeth? Sign of week skeletn?
Recovering bulimic getting dental implants in 2 molars, what will happen if i relapse? Will they come out? What about the healing? Need to get them.
Good treatment: Bulimia is not a contraindication in having dental implant. Bulimia seems to have problem with enamel erosion, and it affect regular tooth but not implant. The healing should be normal. I would recommend 2 stages therapy with the implant placed submerge and sutured with vicryl suture (high acidic enviro will break the self resorbable kind). Good occlusion in the restored implant is a must. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental hygiene advice on the best proper care routine, techniques, and precautions for bulimics. It relapsesapproximately 5-7 days monthly; otherwise has a healthy diet.
Floride rinse: Bulimia is destructive to your teeth due to the high concentration of gastrointestinal acids that pass through the oral cavity. This lowers the ph of the area and causes destruction of enamel until the ph can be increased to a more neutral level. Using a Fluoride rinse like act! will help by increasing the ph at a more rapid rate than your saliva does naturally. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know there's a difference between dental erosion and caries. But can a bulimic have caries without erosion?
I know every person is different but for fixing teeth from bulimia (figuring the teeth are in very bad shape) what is the usual starting price?
Varies...: ... But you already know that. Figuring that you need root canal therapy, a post, and a crown (worse case scenario) the fees can start at about $ 2500 per tooth and go up from there. If you are still bulimic, then the restorative work will fail no matter how well it is made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plaque removal: Baking soda is one of the cheapest commercial teeth whiteners present in the market today. One box of baking soda costs somewhere near a dollar, and this one box can be used for over a hundred brushings. Overall, brushing with baking soda is believed to enhance dental health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My teeth keep breaking away over the past couple of months my back teeth have been chipping away one at a time
today i was eating popcorn and a huge piece of one of them broke off
i brush every morning and at night
they don't hurt, not even when i eat
This is not good: You need to see a dentist now! your teeth should not be breaking.. Since this started a few months ago i suspect that you have decay in many of your teeth. The lack of pain may mean that the nerves are dead...All the more reason to get to your local dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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