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How Does Protein Affect Your Teeth
I need help in my assignment. I cant find a good source :D So how does protein deficiency affect teeth is various ways? Any help is appreciated!
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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Protein: Protein doesn't cause tooth decay. Decay is caused by bacteria taking sugars out of foods and converting sugars into acids, which etch the calcium out of tooth enamel. If you child has teeth present, and especially if baby has celebrated 1st b'day, it's time for Dental Examination. Search out a pediatric Dental Specialist who can help you with diet, oral hygiene, development, fluoride, etc. ...Read more
Decalcification: Or loss of calcium in your teeth is what I think you are referring to. This is much more commonly associated with acidity in the mouth most commonly caused by bacterial metabolism of sugar or oral exposure to stomach acid. If extreme protein deficiency causes a change in oral acidity, it is possible but there are many more likely causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would it b ok if I just drink protein shakes that body builders drink. My teeth r bad and its hard for me to eat. I'm losing weight. I weigh maybe 100?
See the dentist: You should go to the dentist as soon as possible to see why your teeth are hurting. It is not normal or healthy to have chronic tooth pain. Drinking protein shakes may be a short term solution to your problem, but this can't go on forever. Please see the dentist before your health deteriorates further. I would also advise a visit to your md for a checkup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seriously? Dental?: Bulking for what? Tongue size? Talk to your pcp for referral to a competent sports medicine specialist before adding "supplements" of any kind to your exercise program. Especially at almost 40, you must be cautious of the strain on your no-longer-18 joints and ligaments. ...Read more
Are whey proteins healthy or unhealthy? Why when I take it once a day it causes me a dry mouth for 5 hours? Which one would u suggest me to consume?
Should be healthy bu: If they cause symptoms would not use ...Read more
Why do I have a chronically elevated C reactive protein? I am afebrile, asymptomatic, eat a healthy anti inflammatory diet, have no dental disease.
Ignore it: I'm a pathologist and focused on the lab. Often, I wish we didn't even check CRP's. It's worthless except as an adjunct to the big picture. There's talk of it being a weak coronary risk factor -- but what are you going to do about it? Just live healthy. Plenty of people are in your situation -- we've just created one more thing to worry unnecessarily about. Manage your health & put it out of mind. ...Read more
My Doctor check my protein three times came back all good, I still have bubbles urine and when wake up in mourning I have dry mouth?
After dental work a white and dark patch appeared on my gums. A doctor diagnosed gingivitis. No pain. CR protein is 8 (normal 0 to 5) Should I worry?
Yes/no: No because it could be simply blanched tissue or trauma from current treatment which will heal on its own and the dark patch could be an "amalgam tattoo" if old amalgam was removed during treatment. If you still have concern just call the dentist that did the work and ask them to evaluate the area. No worries ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of protein in urine (0.30)? Could it be from a kidney stone? Also numbness in right arm and burned mouth feeling - could that be related?
Protein: The differential for protein in the urine is a lot. The best way to confirm if protein is truly in your urine is obtain another urine protein sample in a week. If sustained then have it further worked up by a physician. ...Read more
I started drinking whey protien drinks and I started getting blisters around my mouth. Does this mean I have an allergy to whey?
Whenever I'm taking a short nap, I realized I didn't grind my teeth, only at night, I will have this issues. Please help. P.S merry christmas :)?
Protein: Protein, fats, and carbs, are the major nutrients to keep the body energized and healthy. Missing one of them is not good. You can get tired, weak, loose muscle mass. If you don't each much protein consider taking a protein shake each morning but things like eggs, cheese, nuts, etc. Are best. ...Read more
I'm not a dentist: But I do know that there is not a mechanism whereby decayed tooth material is extruded. Enamel that is eroded does not replace itself. Dead nerves inside of teeth don't regrow. God didn't design teeth to do these things - but I think that is why he made dentists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Teeth whitening: I am not sure what type of teeth whitening products you have used so far. You need to go to your dentist and get a thorough evaluation for teeth whitening. He or she can guide you as to what type if products are good and will give you the results that you are looking for. It is also wise to be monitored by a professional during the course of treatment to avoid any complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See dentist: A mouthpiece may help you with grinding or may even cause you to grind more. The type of mouthpiece can often determine if it will improve your problems, but the mouthpiece alone may not be the answer. Do you wear the mouthpiece during the day and night. Grinding is what occurs at night, clenching occurs during the day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quality matters. ..: I recommend you seek out a dentist who uses the finest, biologically compatible, strengthening white dental materials available. Also, a dentist who works in microscopic surgical loupes & makes sure there is a microscopic seal. This can help you to retain dental crowns & fillings. Weak teeth are challenging & require exceptional quality materials & workmanship. Put money away yearly for your teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers