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If enamel is compromised, you may experience tooth decay, infection or even loss of one or more teeth. In a relatively healthy person, plaque creates a layer of bacteria that adheres to the teeth. Sugar from foods and drinks combines with this bacteria to create erosive acids. However, there are several health conditions that can promote the buildup of acid or accelerate the process.

Diabetes

Diabetes sufferers run a greater risk of developing oral health problems such as tooth decay, infection and gum disease. This condition can result in a dry mouth, which is the perfect environment for an unbalanced pH level.

The pH level in your mouth dictates how much acid is able to attack enamel. The ideal is pH neutral that allows the teeth to resist the corrosive impact of acids.

Anemia

Those who suffer from anemia will likely notice the gums becoming paler over time. This is due to an insufficient number of red blood cells. Teeth need a healthy dose of nutrients, which includes iron. There is an increased likelihood that you will suffer from advanced tooth decay due to anemia.

There are supplements available to combat the effects of anemia. Your doctor can provide a diagnosis and recommend the right treatment path, depending on your individual needs.

Eating Disorders

It is estimated that 9% of Americans suffer from an eating disorder. Conditions such as anorexia and bulimia can have a serious impact on overall health. Teeth suffer due to a lack of nutrients, leading to decay and potential tooth loss. If an eating disorder involves vomiting, the excess acid can also wear down enamel.

GERD

GERD is a gastroenterological condition that results in acid reflux. As stomach fluids are often forced up through the esophagus, the pH level in the mouth increases. Sufferers of this condition may experience advanced tooth decay and premature loss of teeth.

If you are concerned that a health condition is having a secondary impact on oral health, call Oral Dental Implant Studio today. We can replace compromised teeth so that you can maintain that perfect smile in California.

Posted on behalf of Ora Dental Implant Studio

2733 Elk Grove Blvd, Suite 170
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: 916-546-7911

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