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Weak Teeth 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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer