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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Bulimia research question about teeth
How does bulimia affect the teeth? Do your teeth fall out? How do dentists treat the problems?
Bulimia nervosa can impact one's teeth if a person experiences purging by self-induced vomiting. This can significantly erode the enamel of one's teeth, causing teeth to decay and erode away, requiring significant dental work to recap the teeth.
Laura L Hill, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University