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Can bipolar medications cause tooth decay?

 

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Bipolar medications can increase tooth grinding, which wreaks havoc on the system, and dry mouth, which allows bacteria to run wild and cause decay and gum and bone disease. There are preventive measures that you can discuss with your dentist to address this problem, like chewing xylitol gum or using fluoride gels or salivary stimulants.

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