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Does my dentist need to be told I have an eating disorder?

Your dentist should be told you an eating disorder. Eating disorders can cause widespread damage to the teeth and can quicken tooth decay and tooth loss. Dentists know how to help protect your teeth from further erosion, prevent periodontal disease and tooth loss, and get you back on track.

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