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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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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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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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How will methamphetamine drug use cause tooth decay?

How will methamphetamine drug use cause tooth decay?

Dry mouth, soda: Methamphetamine causes dry mouth aka xerostomia. The saliva natural cleanses the teeth and buffers acidic plaque. Plaque acids are what eat away at enamel and causes tooth decay. Meth addicts with dry mouth tend to moisten their mouths with inexpensive sugary sodas which makes the problem even worse. Also meth addicts are largely consumed with getting more meth rather than oral hygiene. ...Read more

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