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How Autoimmune Diseases Can Affect Your Orthodontic Treatments

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If you have an autoimmune disease and wear braces or use a retainer, then you may need to visit your orthodontist more frequently. Auto-immune disorders can cause a number of symptoms including fatigue, hair loss, fluctuations in your weight, gastrointestinal problems, and even problems within your oral cavity. Here are some ways auto-immune disorders can affect your orthodontic treatments and what you can do about them. Periodontal Disease Certain autoimmune disorders and the medications used to treat them can affect your gum tissue and the underlying bone. Read More»