teeth

  1. qwerty1234

    Conflict and sensitivity

    My Dad yelled at me sharply, and I don't stand up for myself or anything when people get angry, I could but it makes the physical pain worse. So I just go off alone to process. I don't know if it is a good or bad thing but I feel more physical pain than upset when it happens. He yelled because...
  2. D

    What helped me

    My illness began when I was 21 and ‘ended’ a year ago aged 52. During that 30+ year period I tried all kinds of treatments and since 1995 searched the internet looking for tales of cures but it wasn’t until last year I could finally live and breathe in peace. I always looked for people who found...
  3. B

    Feel like Im stuck in a hard place (health related)

    So, Ive been to the dentist, and it turns out my stress from the last few years has damaged a lot of my teeth through developing bruxism. It's filed most of my front teeth flat and moved some out of place. I feel like my smile is hideous now and it really upsets me. If I carry on the way I am, I...
  4. J

    Jaw clenching and teeth grinding. Anxiety?

    Dear all I get periods where I feel all drugged up and separated from reality, and this is always accompanied by a need to clench my jaw really hard or grind my teeth. I am not sure if this is anxiety or something more neurological? A brain MRI has shown I am ok physically, but who knows what...
  5. J

    New poster with horrible strange symptoms (feeling drugged)

    Hi all I have been an OCD and anxiety sufferer for around 15 years and I have been on Paxil for 8 years. About two years ago I started having some very strange symptoms and no one has been able to tell me what is wrong. I have had an MRI of the brain and it has all come up normal, and a...
  6. J

    My wife is worried about me...

    Lately I have been feeling a bit more out-of-whack than usual, I do not take medication anymore (Zoloft) and have been off of them for nearly a year and I was on Zoloft for nearly a year including the tapering off. I'm not very good at hiding how I feel so my wife definitely noticed that I have...
  7. K

    Lotta stuff - Hi I'ma Newbie

    Getting through highschool wasn't easy I tore my acl, damaged my knee skateboarding. I was really into the smoking funny things back then. As life is frustrating. Since my knee was messed up my Gym teacher, and supervisor gave me a difficult time. Taking me in, and out of class more then a few...
  8. O

    Really bad teeth anxiety

    Hi, I'm 22, and I have really bad anxiety about my teeth. I worry that my gums are receding, and that one day soon my teeth will fall out, and there will be nothing I can do to fix it. I have crappy dental insurance right now, and I might be able to afford better in a few months, but also maybe...
  9. H

    Teeth and bulimia

    I’m in my mid twenties now but when I was 12-19 I was binging and purging around 5-10 times a day..it still crosses my mind and I occasionally do purge if I eat too much.. every time I look in the mirror and see my teeth all the memories come flooding back :( I wish there was a reverse button...
  10. vanish

    Teeth grinding and TD

    I know involuntary mouth movements are part and parcel of tardive dyskinesia, but does anyone know if this includes teeth grinding? I have involuntary 'puckering' of my lips but also have terrible teeth grinding. I take Cogentin to combat this but it only works with some success (the grinding...
  11. I

    METHOD: Tongue Pressure for Anxiety Relief

    This is an extremely simple tip and I'm looking forward to hearing your results. - Push the tip of the tongue firmly against the gum behind the front two teeth. Maintain this pressure the whole time you are out, except when you need to speak. - In especially anxious situations, breathe out...
  12. K

    I need to find a dentist that accepts my insurance plan

    I haven't been going to a dentist regularly since 2011 because of all the horrible experiences I had with the last office that I went to. My dad's friend is a dentist and he did a few things to help me the past few years but I know I need a lot of work done. The office I went to before kept me...
  13. N

    I never brushed my teeth as a child.

    My parents had no parenting skills so were very inattentive. I never brushed my teeth from age 0-11. We also never had fizzy pop or fruit juice. I'm now 31 and and have neglected my teeth a lot but I recently started to brush them twice a day. I went to the dentist today for the first time in 12...
  14. I

    Antipsychotics causing uncontrollable teeth grinding and jaw spasms.

    The first med I was put on was aripiprazole 5mg. That was ok for a week, then I moved to 10mg. The second day, my lips started feeling funny and I began to grind my teeth and stick my jaw to funny angles, like a cow chewing cud or a teenager in 1992. It was pretty extreme and hurt quite a bit. I...
  15. shaky

    Scurvy

    How much fruit or vegetable do you have to eat to avoid scurvy? I'm wondering if I've got it as my gums are terrible. Probably lose my teeth next. :unsure:
  16. C

    Extremely depressed over 2 years about teeth

    Hi, I've been struggling to stay positive and keep my confidence up since losing my lower two teeth. My teeth overall had a lot of work one and I've been thinking about getting veneers but im really am comfortable with everything but the lowers. A previous dentist didn't do a root canal correct...
  17. amathus

    Eating Disorders and your teeth

    https://eating-disorders.org.uk/information/caring-for-your-teeth Did You Know?■Eating disorders e.g. anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder affect not only your general health but your oral health as well. ■Common oral problems caused by eating disorders include acid...
  18. clockworkmonkey

    Daytime TEETH GRINDING aghhh

    I gring my teeth asleep i grind my teeth awake.can feel myself doing it asxi write this.Ment to were a sheald at night but makes me gag. I just wish i didnt grind my bloody teeth !
  19. burt tomato

    sick to my high teeth of music.

    can't be bothered with it. it is just painful to listen to.
  20. L

    Help i have to go to the dentist but i suffer with severe social anxiety:(

    Help i have to go to the dentist but i suffer with severe social anxiety:( Help i'm not sure what to do :( I really need to go and see a dentist very soon, my teeth have gotten so bad this past year that i've been suffering with severe depression, i had an eating disorder for the past couple of...