The effect of bulimia on the dentition

During this year's Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Andrew Eder explores the effects of bulimia on oral health, most specifically in terms of erosion as a result of self-induced vomiting, and how patients may be helped.

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    beat. The Costs of Eating Disorders - Social, Health and Economic Impacts. 25 February 2015. Available at: (accessed March 2017).

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    • Andrew Eder

    Professor Andrew Eder is a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics and Clinical Director of the London Tooth Wear Centre, a specialist referral practice in central London. He is also Professor/Honorary Consultant at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Pro-Vice-Provost and Director of Life Learning at UCL.


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