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What diseases cause alveolar bone loss?

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Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Too many

There are too many causes to list here.
These range from systemic diseases to issues related to oral hygiene. Medications and diet may also play a role. It is best to speak with the practitioner who made the diagnosis and to look at your individual risk factors.

In brief: Too many

There are too many causes to list here.
These range from systemic diseases to issues related to oral hygiene. Medications and diet may also play a role. It is best to speak with the practitioner who made the diagnosis and to look at your individual risk factors.
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Parathyroid Adenoma

Increase parathyroid hormone breaks down bone.

In brief: Parathyroid Adenoma

Increase parathyroid hormone breaks down bone.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dentistry

In brief: Perio, endo, prosth

Periodontitis is a disease which causes alveolar bone loss, locallized or generalized.
Malocclusion is also cause localized bone loss in the area of interference. Pulpal pathology (endodontal pathology) also causes bone loss as the drainage of the localized inflammation leads to vertical bone loss. Any prolonged, or chronic irritation or condition will lead to bone loss.

In brief: Perio, endo, prosth

Periodontitis is a disease which causes alveolar bone loss, locallized or generalized.
Malocclusion is also cause localized bone loss in the area of interference. Pulpal pathology (endodontal pathology) also causes bone loss as the drainage of the localized inflammation leads to vertical bone loss. Any prolonged, or chronic irritation or condition will lead to bone loss.
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui
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