15 doctors weighed in:
Binge and purge. Is this harmful to my oral health?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Eats away at teeth
The stomach acid that will come up as u purge will gradually dissolve the enamel on the backside of your teeth due to recurrent exposure.
As they begin to rot away other oral issues will become more apparent.

In brief: Eats away at teeth
The stomach acid that will come up as u purge will gradually dissolve the enamel on the backside of your teeth due to recurrent exposure.
As they begin to rot away other oral issues will become more apparent.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Stomach aced destroys enamel on back of teeth and damage gum tissues.
Teeth become translucent and weaker as they thin. Please seek psychiatric help to cease this virulently destructive life style.

In brief: Absolutely
Stomach aced destroys enamel on back of teeth and damage gum tissues.
Teeth become translucent and weaker as they thin. Please seek psychiatric help to cease this virulently destructive life style.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Big time
The acid will erode the backs of your teeth.

In brief: Big time
The acid will erode the backs of your teeth.
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
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Dr. Natalie Geary
Please also seek help for this destructive habit as it not only effects your teeth but also effects your esophagus, intestinal tract and is a signal that you may need supportive counseling
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes.
The dental problem (acid eating away the enamel) may end up being the most visible result of binge and purge, but far from the most dangerous one.

In brief: Yes.
The dental problem (acid eating away the enamel) may end up being the most visible result of binge and purge, but far from the most dangerous one.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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