... Just thought I would share a bit of information I just got....It is not recommended to brush your teeth after vomiting, because it brushes the acid deeper into your teeth. ... (4 replies)
... If you must purge then brush with baking soda. But no matter what you do your teeth, as well as everything else, will suffer. ... (4 replies)
... I recently had the courage to ask my dentist about this. my therapist urged me to do so. he said that you do NOT want to brush your teeth afterwards because your tooth enamel is sensitive/already exposed to stomach acids and you will further damage your enamel by brushing them.
he also agreed with me that to take a little baking soda - about a teaspoon - and swish with it... (4 replies)
... Actually I've asked a nurse that one time and she said it was false. It's not true so dont worry about it. It you really are then ok but thats what I heard. That its not true. (4 replies)
... that's what i heard too. it didn't really make sense at first .then when you think about it, it really does. (4 replies)
... Preventive measures can be taken to help protect teeth. Patients with eating disorders are advised to not brush right away after vomiting because it can accelerate tooth enamel erosion. ... (7 replies)
... If you continue you will eventually loose all the enamal on your teeth. I did not believe it when I heard this at 15. Now at 30 my teeth are very short and thin. You can see through them in some spots. ... (11 replies)