Self-induced vomiting and dental erosion – a clinical study

  title={Self-induced vomiting and dental erosion – a clinical study},
  author={M M Uhlen and Anne Bj\org Tveit and Kjersti Refsholt Stenhagen and Aida Mulic},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
BACKGROUND In individuals suffering from eating disorders (ED) characterized by vomiting (e.g. bulimia nervosa), the gastric juice regularly reaches the oral cavity, causing a possible risk of dental erosion. This study aimed to assess the occurrence, distribution and severity of dental erosions in a group of Norwegian patients experiencing self-induced vomiting (SIV). METHODS The individuals included in the study were all undergoing treatment at clinics for eating disorders and were referred… CONTINUE READING
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