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Tooth Disorders (Overview)

Tooth disorder is a condition in which a person has problems with one or more teeth. Teeth disorders include poor enamel (stained teeth), caries (cavities), missing teeth, extra teeth, etc


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Tooth Disorders (Overview)

Tooth disorder is a condition in which a person has problems with one or more teeth. Teeth disorders include poor enamel (stained teeth), caries (cavities), missing teeth, extra teeth, etc


Dr. Paul Grin
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What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for evaluation, imaging and management. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Kelley
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What kinds of signs does a person with charcot marie tooth disease have?

What kinds of signs does a person with charcot marie tooth disease have?

Neuropathy: Autosomal recessive inherited neuropathy that causes wasting and weakness mainly in the feet and legs later on in the hands without sensory changes causes little disability and is associated with a normal life expectancy. Some doctors prescribed Neurontin or Gabapentin for neuropathies but i'm not sure if they prescribe that for this condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Oswald Cameron-Morales
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What information should I know about charcot marie tooth disease?

Information website: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/ds00557.

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Dr. Paul Grin
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Could medications and mental disorders cause tooth problems?

Could medications and mental disorders cause tooth problems?

Of course: Patients mental disorders have increased risks of dental disease due to fear, costs, habits, life-style choices, distrust of dentists, negative past experiences or stigma felt at a dentist visit. Medications can cause gum problems, teeth clenching and tooth decay. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Are there is herbs that can help treat charcot marie tooth disease?

No: Cmt is named after the 3 physicians who first described the syndrome. Cmt is a neurologic disease affecting the lower extremities, and has nothing to do with teeth. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Dr. David May
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What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

I am sorry, but: There is no known treatment for cmt. The symptoms can only be managed at this time. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for charcot marie tooth disease?

Are there any cures for charcot marie tooth disease?

Unfortunately, no: It is inherited and can only be managed after it's onset. If you are worried about it, there is some genetic testing that can tell you if you have one or more of the 40 different genes that cause it. ...Read more

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