Eating disorders and dental care
July 12, 2019
Hygienists are on the frontline to identify problems and guide patients to seek help.
Your favorite patient climbs into your chair, and you are concerned. (I know, you aren’t supposed to have favorites, but face it, you do.) She doesn’t look so good. Weight has been dropping off her since her last visit four months ago. Her skin looks sallow, and the shine and luster in her eyes is gone. The enamel is wearing off of her teeth.