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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.

Related Resources:

How does Bulimia affect your teeth?
Bulimia: Caring for Your Teeth

For more information:

Go to the Eating Disorders health topic.