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Specific teeth problems associated with bulimia include cavities, gum disease, and teeth that look "clear." However, dental problems are not the only problems a person with bulimia can have.

Bulimia Teeth: A Summary

One of the health consequences of long-term bulimia is problems with teeth. Most of the teeth problems are due to repeated vomiting.
 

Specific Problems With Teeth and Bulimia

Specific problems can include:
 
  • Cavities
  • Erosion of tooth enamel
  • Teeth sensitivity to hot and cold foods
  • Teeth that look clear
  • Gum disease.
     
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