Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, may affect the health of your teeth and gums.
The American Dental Association says potential complications of eating disorders include:
* Gums that bleed easily.
* Swollen glands in the mouth.
* Chronic dryness of the mouth.
* Destruction of tooth enamel.
* Discomfort while eating hot or cold foods.
* Teeth that chip or break easily.