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Could Excess Iron Levels Be Causing My Tooth Decay
Not Likely: Unless you are sucking on a sugar based source of iron, iron supplements are generally swallowed and not a source of increased decay. If you have dry mouth associated with the reason for your iron deficiency, then the dry mouth condition can increase decay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I really get cofused many search on net say phayte acid cause osteoprosies and tooth decay as it bind to ca and iron what should i do or believr>
Interesting: Phytic acid is both an anti-nutrient in that it binds dietary sources of iron very efficiently ans well as zinc, calcium and magnesium. It is also considered an anti-oxidant since it binds free radical iron so it is a complex nutrient to fully understand. I don't think it can lower oral pH enough to directly affect tooth decay as many other acids do but it does affect calcium metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low epo output and extremely low iron stores in bone marrow(aspiration done). Chronic anemia-can be as low as 6.2-8.2 on regular basis Can this affect my teeth? It seems since my dx 8-10 yrs ago I have had terrible tooth decay and poor gums. Of cor
Possibilities: It could make you more susceptible to gums disease. It shouldn't affect your teeth unless something you are taking is causing dry mouth. Things that could affect your susceptibility to decay are menopause, vomiting, and heart burn. You don't have to have problems if you take care of your teeth. ...Read more
What are some non-dietary causes of excessive tooth decay in a 5yo? Right now, all i've got is mouth breathing and osa w/gerd.
3 Factors: Decay is a disease caused by bacteria that digest the sugars found in the diet. These germs excrete an acidic metabolic byproduct that demineralizes the tooth. In this process if you eliminate the germs (brushing, flossing) you eliminate the disease. If you increase the concentration of germs by reducing the saliva (medications) it can increase the impact of the acid ( more decay) see your dds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you offer more specifics of the type(s) of serious illness that can be caused by an active prolonged infection from tooth decay?
Bacteria: Tooth decay is caused by bacteria living in your mouth. The bacteria use carbohydrates (sugars) to produce acids which breakdown the surface of the tooth. This breakdown is tooth decay. Keep in mind, it is not how much sweet things you eat but how often you eat them that affect tooth decay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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