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Does Anyone Have Any Issues With Oral Health Care

Does Anyone Have Any Issues With Oral Health Care

Does anyone have any issues with oral health having taken AED’s for so long… i take a high does of carbamazapine and have issues with fillings staying in and a tooth cracked randomly when eating some friend chicken…. I have looked online and seen some information regarding alveolar bone loss cause by carbamazapine

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have to get all my lower teeth removed from long time on meds top ones takin out yrs ago now

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

All you need to do is get an electric toothbrush to 'massage' the gums and a toothpaste that helps I have been on Dilantan 49 years. Any teeth that crack or break are from the seizures. Avoid these not your meds that are helping not hurting.

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

ME!!! I’ve lost or cracked and broken several (many actually) teeth from long term carbamazapine use! Seeing periodontist on the 8th of this month. Thought it was just me!!!
Every time I fall & end up needing X-ray or ct of face (I usually fall forward from drop seizures) periodontal disease + infections, swollen glands, etc show up.
I’m sorry for you. But somehow I’m relieved to hear it’s not just me!
I’ve been dealing with intractable epilepsy & the complications since 1992 essentially by myself - very privately.
My most recent hospitalization was in August; ICU for 4 days & than intermediate floor 6 more days. I’m finally getting fed up & decided to seek support somewhere people would be able to relate…

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've taken every kinda medicine there is for my epilepsy and sezuire disorder since age 5 and I've lost most of my back teeth the bottom and top due to all the meds as they all made my teeth fraile and brittle and made me lose the enamel which made them crack or brack off easily even with brushing and flossing them 3 times a day.

posted 10 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Lot of milk. I herd years a go that you get more calcium threw milk then supplements

posted 10 months ago
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