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Why have my teeth rotted away?

Hello! Does anyone have any idea what has/is happening to my teeth? Im 43/F.  In mid 2013 my teeth started decaying badly...yes all of them. It seemed like they were rotting from the inside out. For example when a big price would break off the white (outside) of the tooth looked healthy but the inside (center) would be brown and rotted. This eventually ended up with all my teeth being broken down and gone. Their all down to the gun line and some teeth have been covered by my gum growth. The dentist will have to cut my gums to get the teeth out. My teeth are completely all broken down but remain in the gums. A dentist looked in my mouth n said I needed a full extraction n an antibiotic stat. Dentist also said I had a fractured jaw(you can feel a big lump in the bone there) but I don't know how I fractured it. I'm not dirty and I brushed and flossed. I had beautiful teeth all my life. I look hideous and avoid all people except hubby n kids. I haven't gone to any family functions (holidays) in over a year. I can't even apply for jobs with this mouth. I wouldn't hire me. Cus what kind of person would walk around like that right? I can't look anyone in the eye.No dental docs will see me without proof of income. My hubby is out of work due to injury and wasn't at the jib long enough to collect. I just want all these rotted teeth out n to get dentures. Does anyone know what's happened with my teeth and jaw? This is affecting my life in a horrible way and I don't talk face to face with anyone. Any clue what's going on?  Oh the dentist also said I have osteoporosis. Thank you for your time.
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I am so sorry this happened to you, no one should have to go through that.
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I am not sure what is going on but it sounds like decay due to either meth use or crack cocaine. I'm just being honest. If you do not do drugs then I have no idea what could cause your teeth to suddenly start falling apart. It could be that you have severe fluorosis, but the dentist would've picked up on that and you wouldn't have previously had beautiful teeth. Hard to say. The extractions won't be that bad. I doubt they'll have to cut your gums. They will just have to dig the roots out. Dentures are the way to go for someone in your situation.
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