Dental consequences caused by Bulimia

Dental consequences caused by Bulimia

Studies state that over 4.7 million women and 1.5 million men suffer from bulimia nervosa eating disorder during their lifetime. These disorders cause a lot of damage to our teeth. The continual acid exposure from the stomach from the constant vomiting can create many dental problems and symptoms, such as the ones listed below:

  • Enamel erosion of your teeth
  • Increase in cavity development
  • Painful and bleeding gums
  • Dry mouth
  • Broken, cracked teeth
  • Missing teeth
  • Chewing difficulties
  • And many others…

After the patient has obtained help to eliminate the self-induced vomiting, we can investigate restoring their smile and bite.

As this can affect many aspects of the patient’s life and have consequences such as:

  • Avoid social life
  • Work problems or even lack of work
  • Lack of sentimental relationships
  • Health issues
  • Low self esteem
  • And many others…

If you have some of these issues affecting your life, please contact us. We will help you restore your ability to chew, create your beautiful smile, regain your health and help improve your quality of life.

For this type of patient, we would highly recommend looking into the option of a full mouth restoration. A full mouth restoration is a mixture of different procedures, to satisfy all the dental needs of the patient. We sometimes use:

  • Metal porcelain crowns or Zirconium Crowns
  • Root Canals
  • Dental Implants
  • Core Buildups and posts
  • And many others…

After all the work has been done, the idea is to have all your teeth restored and create a new and beautiful smile.

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