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Lead Tooth Loss
The cavity will: Keep getting larger and larger. Eventually, the remaining tooth structure will not be large or strong enough to support a restoration (filling) and thereby determined to be non-restorable. A non-restorable tooth needs to be extracted before an infection/pain develop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It doesn't: Fumes from burning coal contains may toxic byproducts. Breathing in Fluoride containing coal fumes over a long time can cause skeletal fluorosis ( a very serious disease) , but it will not cause tooth loss. There have been only 4 mild cases of skeletal fluorosis in the us in the past 30 years. There are several million cases in china and india. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know that replacing resin fillings constantly year by year can lead to tooth loss or further breakage of tooth structure?
Replacing fillings: A natural tooth without decay or fillings is a very strong structure, resistant to tremendous bite forces. A compromised tooth (fillings and/or cavities) on the other hand is much more prone to fracture, so yes, the more tooth structure that is missing due to increasingly larger decay or fillings can lead to tooth loss or further breakage. A crown over the tooth will actually strengthen it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutrition = health: You can eat soft foods, or you can have tooth replacement to enable you to improve the range of your diet and thus your nutrition and health. You could have simple dentures or add implants to retain/support dentures or even implants to retain/support non-removable teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 [email protected] I would strongly suggest you have your mercury fillings and root Calan teeth removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It possibly can..: Osteoporosis can be a contributing factor. Please see below link, which states: "..Observations strongly suggest that middle-aged women may be more likely to retain their teeth if they avoid smoking and undertake a program effective in preventing progression of osteoporosis." http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/6615088. ...Read more
Extractions: Often not salvagable.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had several cavities for nearly a decade - one tooth is missing a third. Besides the discomfort/eventual tooth loss, is that dangerous?
Absolutely: Your teeth are part of your body. Would you let your finger, foot, head, heart, brain rot away? I hope not. Would you let termites eat your house away? Would you leave a hole in your roof until it collapses destroying the rest of your house? While some cavities may seem inconsequential now, left untreated they can become infected and kill you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't wait: No one should wait until their periodontal disease gets so bad that they are in danger of losing their teeth. Treatment is relatively easy and inexpensive with early diagnosis and treatment. Not only does your oral hygiene plays a role, but many medical conditions such as diabetes and factors such as smoking hasten the process. See your dentist for a complete and thorough periodontal exam. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?
More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toothloss chew/dip: It is not uncommon to have tooth loss from dip or chewing tobbacco. The dip is very destructive to the soft tissue (gums) of the mouth. You should be more worried about getting oral cancer. Toothloss will be the least of your problems if you get oral cancer. The rate of oral cancer skyrockets with the use of any tobacco products, dip/ chewing tobacco appears to be the worst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 Main Causes: Except for rare medical/genetic disorders, tooth loss is caused by three main things: gum disease, large cavities, & trauma. Gum disease is the most common, accounting for about 80% of lost teeth. Nearly all these conditions can be prevented with excellent oral hygiene at home & regular dental visits. Unfortunately, you can't do it yourself. You need professional help to keep your mouth healthy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Get CLEAN. Good luck: Teeth have enough trouble resisting wear and tear of normal life. The abuse inflicted by drug use magnifies the problems dramatically. Like cold medicine, that does not remove the cause of the symptoms, but only masks the symptoms, drug use is the same. If you've decided to stop hiding behind the mask and make a choice to live your life sober, talk to a caring dentist who can help repair damage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do you diagnose lupus? What is the difference between multiple sclerosis and lupus? Which disease causes tooth loss?
Can I use braces to cover up huge gap on my teeth because of tooth loss? Does brace work on this? Ps: my wisdom teeth not growing yet.
I just noticed black spots along the front of My lower gum line, as well as some erosion. I've been dipping for close to 20 years now. Tooth loss?
Is diet soda still bad for tooth loss? I've switched from drinking regular soda to drinking sugar-free diet soda, and i hope that it will be better for my teeth. Will i still have to worry about tooth from diet soda?
Hello. : Hello. Carbonic acid creates the carbonation in soft drinks. Because it is an acid, it can damage the enamel of your teeth. Darker colored sodas tend to do more damage than lighter sodas. If you are a soda swisher (swish it through your teeth and around your mouth) that is really damaging to your teeth. Sipping soda through a straw or swishing water in your mouth after drinking soda can help to minimize problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do e-cigarettes have the same effect on your teeth as real cigarettes do? Such as yellow teeth, tooth loss, oral cancer, etc.
At this point, is it possible for my teeth to turn my whole body into disarray? Anxiety over tooth loss, losing sleep, jaw tightness, possibilities?
Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?
Soft foods: Having teeth helps but teeth are not essential for getting nutrients. If you have no teeth at all then you can get plenty of nutrition by drinking smoothies of yogurt, and fruit. You can also create veggie smoothies. Egg whites are a good source of protein also. I have seen people who gum steak soft enough to swallow. If you would like options on replacing teeth then i would see a dentist. ...Read more