Announcement

Collapse

WELCOME TO OUR NEW HOME!

Hello MSWorld Members,

Welcome to our new home! We hope you love it as much as we do!


we promise.

to offer current and relevant information.

to grow a community built on positive and affirming support.

to showcase member creativity.

to provide safe chat rooms.

to provide well moderated forums.


we believe that what we give as a community comes back to us.

welcome to MSWorld on this journey through a different lens. together. we are msworld.
we are. community.


We appreciate your understanding as we finalize our new home. Our arcade is still currently under construction and won’t be available for a while. Thank you for your patience while we prepare a new and improved arcade for you.

enjoy our new home.

support reimagined.
See more
See less

Plegridy and teeth

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Plegridy and teeth

    Has anyone heard or read if Plegridy causes issues with making your teeth more prone to decay/gum recession, etc?

    I've been on Plegridy for almost 2 years and this week I had my usual dental checkup and my hygenist said that she's starting to see some issues with plaque that have never been a problem with me before. She went back into my chart and said that while I've had had issues in the past, it seems like the past year has shown a big change in my overall dental health---and nothing has changed for me that might've caused this. No new meds, no reactions to meds (unless you count the extreme allergic reaction that I had to Tecfidera 2 years ago). Likewise, my gums seem to have receded ridiculously and while I understand that some of this may be due to age (I'm 60) I am beginning to wonder if Plegridy isn't pushing these issues along or may even be the cause of them?
    Wendy
    "There are signs everywhere...."
    "Life is wasted if it's not lived as an adventure."

    #2
    I've had a similar experience with MS and my vitamin D levels. I have them watch it now, and take 10k IU a day of it... seems to have leveled the problem out.

    Comment

    Working...
    X