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Dr. Debi Williams
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Tooth Disorders (Overview)

The most common tooth disorder is tooth decay. After the common cold it is the most common disease in the world. Tooth decay left untreated can lead to tooth loose, inability to eat properly, poor talking, systemic infection or even death! The best way to avoid serious consequences is regular home care and routine professional dental visits!


Dr. Debi Williams
116 doctors shared insights

Tooth Disorders (Overview)

The most common tooth disorder is tooth decay. After the common cold it is the most common disease in the world. Tooth decay left untreated can lead to tooth loose, inability to eat properly, poor talking, systemic infection or even death! The best way to avoid serious consequences is regular home care and routine professional dental visits!


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What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

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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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See dentist ASAP
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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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 (gabapentin) or Gabapentin for neuropathies but i'm not sure if they prescribe that for this condition. ...Read more

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How can the doctor diagnose charcot-marie-tooth disease?

How can the doctor diagnose charcot-marie-tooth disease?

NCS or Biopsy: The hallmark of CMT is a very even loss of myelin, the insulation surrounding nerves, as opposed to the patchy loss seen in some autoimmune neuropathies. Electrodiagnostic testing can identify this functionally, by noting a uniform slowing of nerve conduction velocity, while nerve biopsy can confirm it anatomically. Additionally, genetic tests can definitively confirm a majority of cases. ...Read more

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Maintain cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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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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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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