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Health Tip: Eating Disorders May Affect Oral Health

How teeth and gums may be affected

(HealthDay News) -- Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, may affect the health of your teeth and gums.

The American Dental Association says potential complications of eating disorders include:

  • Gums that bleed easily.
  • Swollen glands in the mouth.
  • Chronic dryness of the mouth.
  • Destruction of tooth enamel.
  • Discomfort while eating hot or cold foods.
  • Teeth that chip or break easily.
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