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Can tomoxiphen cause tooth loss?

Can tomoxiphen cause tooth loss?

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 zeines@aol.Com. I would strongly suggest you have your mercury fillings and root Calan teeth removed. ...Read more

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Could clenching teeth cause tooth loss?

Could clenching teeth cause tooth loss?

It may..: Grinding and clenching of teeth can cause fractures in the teeth that can render them unrestorable. In addition, excessive parafunctional forces can cause bone loss, and thus weaken the tooth's bony support, resulting in premature loss. ...Read more

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Would an allergic reaction cause tooth loss?

Would an  allergic reaction  cause tooth loss?

No: Allergic reactions are usually systemic, or they can be localized where the allergen is causing the irritation (like pollen in your eyes or nose causing itching and sneezing). Tooth loss via bone loss can be attributed to long standing periodontal disease. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of tooth loss besides poor dental hygiene?

What are the possible causes of tooth loss besides poor dental hygiene?

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 more

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Can chantix cause tooth loss..Is this true?

Can chantix cause tooth loss..Is this true?

No: You've been smoking, you should still have your teeth cleaned and checked at least two times a year. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose lupus? What is the difference between multiple sclerosis and lupus? Which disease causes tooth loss?

How do you diagnose lupus?  What is the difference between multiple sclerosis and lupus? Which disease causes tooth loss?

see details: Neither causes loss of teeth unless there is a secondary sjogren's syndrome associated with the lupus. Lupus is diagnosed by specific clinical criteria and confirmed by positive blood tests. There are numerous difference between ms and sle. ...Read more

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Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Possible thyroid: You might have a thyroid problem. You should see your physician to get a physical and blood test. ...Read more

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Could menopause contribute to tooth loss?

Could menopause contribute to tooth loss?

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

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How does not filling a cavity lead to tooth loss?

How does not filling a cavity lead to 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 more

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What are the effects of tooth loss on jaw devlopment?

What are the effects of tooth loss on jaw devlopment?

See below: If this occurs in a child and is not the normal tooth loss but from trauma their could be a problem. If this is in an adult then jaw development is complete but some bone loss will occur around the lost tooth area. ...Read more

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Help! can anything slow bone resorption after tooth loss?

Help! can anything slow bone resorption after tooth loss?

Yes...: The placement of an implant. The bone resorbs over time because it is not being stimulated. Placement of an implant in a healed extraction site will stimulate the bone and actually make it more dense as the implant and crown are brought into function. ...Read more

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Is there a relation between tooth loss and jaw development?

Is there a relation between tooth loss and jaw development?

Can be: Can be in young people with incomplete jaw growth. In adults, no. Ask your dentist. ...Read more

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Why does the fluoride from coal burning lead to tooth loss?

Why does the fluoride from coal burning lead to tooth loss?

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 more

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Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

Is there a link between tooth loss, menopause and incontinence?

No: Tooth loss if not because of extraction due to deep caries is usually due to periodontitis or gum disease caused by bacteria destroying supporting bone around teeth. ...Read more

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I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?

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 more

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I want to know that replacing resin fillings constantly year by year can lead to tooth loss or further breakage of tooth structure?

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 more

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Is having tooth loss associated with fibromyalgia?

Is having tooth loss associated with fibromyalgia?

No: I don;t think so--though I am a dental expert I am not and expert in fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

No: Tooth loos is usually associated with periodontal disease, which takes many years to manefest itself, and for the most part can be treated. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between tooth loss and incontinence?

Is there a correlation between tooth loss and incontinence?

?: Only wayi can think of is tooth loss from falling on your face trying to get out of bed before you pee your pants in the middle of the night ?... I really can not think of a direct relationship. ...Read more

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