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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?
I know there's a difference between dental erosion and caries. But can a bulimic have caries without erosion?
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
Please reask your ?: I believe you are asking how can you relax your jaw so that your teeth are not clenching and causing tenderness, sensitivity and wearing them down which is called bruxing, but I am not certain that is your question. If it is, you are probably doing at night which is called nocturnal bruxism and a large % of the people do this. See your dentist and ask about having a bruxism appliance being made. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
White teth: The primary reason of discoloring teeth is the stains from food and drinks. You must rinse your mouth after every meals and wipe out the teeth surface with squeeze cloth which can remove the plaque . Brush Morning ,Evening 15 seconds each quad of teeth There are several tooth paste which cause removal of stain while brushing on a daily basis . Visit Dentist Twice a year for check up and cleani ...Read more