Are You Suffering From an Eating Disorder?

We want to help you turn a new leaf.

Whether it's Binge Eating, Bulimia, or any other Eating Disorder

We are here to help you repair your smile and your confidence.

For Dr. Bjorklund, looking away is not an option.

If you or a loved one are going through an eating disorder, you understand the traumatic effect it can have on the smile. The acids from purging destroy the tooth enamel, deteriorating the teeth leaving you with extreme sensitivity.

That's why we have partnered with Park Nicollet Melrose Center and other treatment facilities to help you recover from this horrible disease. Then, we can step in to restore your teeth's enamel, and confidence. Recovery from an eating disorder takes time, we are here to help.

Receiving a smile makeover from Dr. Bjorklund will:

  • Regain your self-confidence
  • Restore your smile’s health and beauty
  • Give you a fresh start to a new life

Which types of eating disorders can damage your teeth? Download our Fact Sheet to find out more.

 
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‘‘My teeth were a mess!! I never smiled and constantly had my hand over my mouth. Dr. Bjorklund came up with a detailed plan to fix my smile using techniques that I hadn't known existed and didn't include implants or pulling any teeth (and were within my budget). My entire smile (and life) was transformed within 5 or 6 visits. Don't make any decisions regarding your dental health until you see Dr. Bjorklund!’’

– Carol, Eating Disorder Survivor

 

How can Dr. Bjorklund help?

Treatment

The first stage is to get treatment from a professional facility. We partner with the Park Nicollet Melrose Center for patients to receive treatment towards a full recovery.

 

Starting Over

Once you are treated, Dr. Bjorklund is here to continue the healing process. When you sit down with us, we can create a plan that will restore your smile and renew your confidence.

 

Turn a New Leaf

Once you and Dr. Bjorklund develop a plan and finish your cosmetic treatment, you can trust your beautiful new smile will last 15-20 years to come, giving you hope for a bright future.

 
 

‘‘I completely understand the delicate nature of this subject. Please know my office is a safe place for you to be yourself. I will do everything in my power to restore your confidence and your smile's longevity and beauty.’’

– Dr. Bjorklund

 

FAQ

There are several eating disorders that can manifest into dental problems. Read our fact sheet to learn the types of eating disorders that affect your smile.
The stomach acid from constantly purging erodes your tooth enamel. Overtime, the purging will destroy your enamel, increasing sensitivity. Additionally, subsequent spacing will cause discomfort, pain, and a degraded smile.
The following symptoms could be a signal someone is going through an eating disorder:
  • Loss of tissue and erosive lesions on surface of the teeth.
  • Changes in the color, shape, and length of teeth.
  • Increased sensitivity to temperature.
  • Enlargement of the salivary glands, dry mouth, and cracked lips.
  • Tooth decay.
  • Unprovoked, spontaneous pain in a particular tooth.
Many patients suffering from eating disorders come to Dr. Bjorklund because of his positivity, compassion, and non-judgmental nature. Once you receive proper medical care for the eating disorder, a more permanent cosmetic solution can be done. We can craft you a smile that will protect and maintain its beauty for almost a lifetime.

Isn’t it time to get a fresh start?