10 Things Your Teeth Tell You About Your Health

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9. You Might Have an Eating Disorder

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This might come as a surprise, but dentists can diagnose an extremely high number of eating disorders every single week. If you never thought that eating disorders and teeth could be tightly connected, think again. Any good specialist in dental health care can easily identify any patient that suffers with bulimia – and that is because this eating disorder exhibits a very specific pattern of tooth erosion. Basically, the bile acid is the one responsible for the teeth wear and up to 90% of bulimia patients show this very distinctive type of pattern, especially on the front teeth.

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