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Eating Disorders & Oral Health

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About Oral Health and Eating Disorders 

Eating disorders can lead to several dental issues which can be irreversible. Aging, tooth loss, and receding gums are all associated with anorexia nervosa or bulimia Nervosa (EDN). Dental diseases are a common issue in those with eating disorders. 

The loss of teeth, as well as tooth damage due to cavities, gum disease, or even mouth cancers, is highly likely. It is crucial for patients suffering from these conditions to get professional treatment as soon as possible. While some cases aren’t able to be fixed, several treatments can help to improve or to regain your smile.

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