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Your overall health and well-being can affect various medical conditions and could also lead to dental health problems. Chronic malnutrition and side effects from eating disorders can gradually start to weaken the strength of your tooth enamel.This can leave your teeth at increasing risk of suffering cavities and tooth sensitivity problems.

In a situation like this Dr. Paul Roe can help you understand your treatment options for addressing any current dental problems and restoring the strength of your existing tooth enamel.

After treating any cavities and dental fractures Dr. Paul Roe can help bolster the mineral strength of your teeth by increasing your exposure to fluoride. This often starts with Dr. Paul Roe administering a fluoride treatment. This helps to restore a some of the mineral density to your tooth enamel, which can serve to reduce tooth sensitivity symptoms and help with cavity prevention.  

Dr. Paul Roe might also prescribe fluoride supplements to help maintain the strength of your tooth enamel on a daily basis. This often comes in the form a concentrated fluoride toothpaste or mouthwash. This allows you to make daily improvements in the strength of your teeth from the comfort of your own home.

Your routine dental checkups with Dr. Paul Roe will be very important for maintaining the strength and health of your teeth.

If you live in the Puyallup, [state,], area and you are concerned that an eating disorder has compromised the health and strength of your teeth, you should call 253-435-0333 to schedule an appointment at PR Cosmetic and General Dentistry.