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Is there a correlation between tooth loss and incontinence?

Is there a correlation between tooth loss and incontinence?

?: Only wayi can think of is tooth loss from falling on your face trying to get out of bed before you pee your pants in the middle of the night ?... I really can not think of a direct relationship. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


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Please let me know if there is a link between tooth loss and incontinence?

Please let me know if there is a link between tooth loss and incontinence?

No: None that i know of. Please call your physician and ask if referral to urologist is in order. Incontinence in a 39 year old should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

No: Tooth loss if not because of extraction due to deep caries is usually due to periodontitis or gum disease caused by bacteria destroying supporting bone around teeth. ...Read more

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Could clenching teeth cause tooth loss?

Could clenching teeth cause tooth loss?

It may..: Grinding and clenching of teeth can cause fractures in the teeth that can render them unrestorable. In addition, excessive parafunctional forces can cause bone loss, and thus weaken the tooth's bony support, resulting in premature loss. ...Read more

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Is having tooth loss associated with fibromyalgia?

Is having tooth loss associated with fibromyalgia?

No: I don;t think so--though I am a dental expert I am not and expert in fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

No: Tooth loos is usually associated with periodontal disease, which takes many years to manefest itself, and for the most part can be treated. ...Read more

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Would an allergic reaction cause tooth loss?

Would an  allergic reaction  cause tooth loss?

No: Allergic reactions are usually systemic, or they can be localized where the allergen is causing the irritation (like pollen in your eyes or nose causing itching and sneezing). Tooth loss via bone loss can be attributed to long standing periodontal disease. ...Read more

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What are the effects of tooth loss on jaw devlopment?

What are the effects of tooth loss on jaw devlopment?

See below: If this occurs in a child and is not the normal tooth loss but from trauma their could be a problem. If this is in an adult then jaw development is complete but some bone loss will occur around the lost tooth area. ...Read more

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Can tomoxiphen cause tooth loss?

Can tomoxiphen cause tooth loss?

No: It should not effect your teeth however tamoxifen has rarely caused very serious (possibly fatal) strokes, blood clots in the lungs/legs, and cancer of the uterus. Im assuming you have cancer...What else are you doing? You can email me at zeines@aol.Com. I would strongly suggest you have your mercury fillings and root Calan teeth removed. ...Read more

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