One of the serious side effects of bulimia, or anorexia nervosa can influence dental health. Unfortunately, the disorder often affects young girls. An Aurora pediatric dentist may suspect a diminished flow of saliva, or any increase in the number of cavities that appear, as specific signs of the condition. Teeth may also become discolored.
An Aurora pediatric dentist will know that binge eating is a typical manifestation of these diseases. The induced vomiting that follows can erode the enamel of the teeth, and lead to deterioration.