Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Can an eating disorder harm your teeth?

Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder that harms your overall health and is particularly destructive to teeth. The digestive system contains strong acids that break down food. When vomiting is used to purge food from the body, these acids attack tooth enamel. Vomiting often can severely erode tooth enamel and over time, teeth will become worn and translucent.
I found the article here.

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