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Earache, very sore throat, runny nose, chills, body feels weak, teeth/gum pain and nauseous. What can it be and what to do to treat all symptoms?

Earache, very sore throat, runny nose, chills, body feels weak, teeth/gum pain and nauseous. What can it be and what to do to treat all symptoms?

Perhaps a virus?: You listed many symptoms which are all probably related. If you see a physician, i'm confident he\she will be able to help you feel better. We can't diagnose and treat you over the internet. Wouldn't that be wonderful? ...Read more

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Dr. Abel Loredo
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Fragile Teeth (Definition)

Teeth which are easily broken or damaged. This may be a result of the teeth in question having extensive dental restorations, or an enamel matrix which is genetically weak or ...Read more


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Why do weak teeth break or chip?

Why do weak teeth break or chip?

Fragile: Teeth are usually weak due to decay or previous fillngs. Teeth are the hardest substance in our bodies, but that means they are also more brittle. Think of them like porcelain, a very strong but brittle material. ...Read more

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What are signs of having weak teeth?

Weak teeth?: There is no such thing as weak teeth. There is no such thing as soft teeth. Teeth break down as a result of decay, periodontal (gum) disease, poor oral hygiene. ...Read more

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How do you make weak teeth stronger?

How do you make weak teeth stronger?

Diet, flouride: Teeth can be strengthened with flouride and some calcium/phosphorus toothpastes. You can also avoid acidic foods and sugars of course. ...Read more

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What are some causes for incredibly weak teeth?

Several things: If by incredibly weak teeth you mean teeth that get a lot of decay and break down, your diet may be at fault. If you eat a lot of acidic foods which can attack the enamel, this may lead to weakened areas of the enamel. Also, the enamel crystal may be deformed, thereby weakening it. Also, if your saliva does not contain the proper elements, this may lead to increased breakdown of your enamel. ...Read more

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I have weak teeth and don't know what to do. Help?

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 more

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Are weak teeth genetic?

Are weak teeth genetic?

Sometimes: There are specific, very uncommon genetic conditions that cause weak teeth. More commonly, teeth have different levels of resistance to disease that may be genetic. If someone in your family has lots of tooth problems, others should be sure to maximize their preventive efforts. ...Read more

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Crest whitestrips safe to use for weak teeth?

Crest whitestrips safe to use for weak teeth?

Weak?: Bleaching is generally safe, however you do not want to bleach teeth with decay or severe decalcification. See your dentist for a check up and then continue with the bleaching. Remember crowns and fillings will not bleach. ...Read more

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Does having sensitive teeth means you've got weak teeth?

Does having  sensitive teeth means you've got  weak teeth?

No: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity. See your dentist to determine what the cause of the sensitivity is. Frequently, a change in toothpaste and brushing technique is all that is needed to dramatically reduce sensitivity. ...Read more

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Is having sensitive teeth the same thing as having weak teeth?

Not necessarily: There are a few rare conditions that actually make teeth weak if they don't form properly. Most people that say they have weak teeth mean that they get cavities easily - usually from poor hygiene and diet. Teeth can be sensitive for many reasons, one of which would be having cavities, but there are many others. If your teeth are sensitive, see your dentist to find the cause and treat it. ...Read more

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