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What would you think was going on with someone if both they and their significant other had teeth that had suddenly turned green and rotten-looking within just a few months? Can simple lack of hygiene cause teeth to decay that quickly, or would you think it was a drug habit or some type of health problem?
 

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In only a few months, I would have to guess that it is something other than lack of hygiene.<br><br>
I hate the dentist, I had a crown come off and I just let it go since the tooth under it was dead (root canal) and it took about a year to decay and fall out. I know it is gross but the dentist makes me break out in hives.
 

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I'm sorry - I know it's not funny, but it IS an odd question. I have no idea what would cause that kind of rapid decay. That seems awfully fast.
 

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o_O<br>
That is an odd question. Back story?<br>
Depending on the people I might think hygiene, drugs, or illness.
 

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Depends on other circumstances. Behavior changes? Socioeconomical class? Diet? History or symptoms of illness?<br><br>
The first thing I think about just reading this is a drug addiction (Meth mouth).
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Green eggs and ham?</div>
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Stop it.
 

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I hope not, but that's what I'm afraid of. It's my DD's father and his girlfriend I am concerned about. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/gloomy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Gloomy">:<br><br>
They haven't done anything else that has made me think this, but a LOT of people have been asking me what the deal is with their rotten teeth (like I have any idea! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">, and a friend suggested today that maybe they're doing drugs. So now I'm freaking out about that possibility.<br><br>
Also, now that I think about it, DD's father has also been wearing pretty much nothing but pajama pants & old holey t-shirts (even out in public) for several months now...
 

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I would think drugs, really bad diet or perhaps some kind of infection they have passed to each other through kissing or something.
 

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I would think meth<br><br><br><br>
Or they are zombies!!!<br><br><br>
AAHHH!! Zombies!!
 

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The only thing I know of that would cause a rapid decay like that is meth.
 

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Okay, so since everyone here now has me panicking even more, WHAT can I do about this? It's not like I can say to him, "Hey, your teeth are really green and foul-looking. Are you doing meth by chance? Or just eating a lot of green eggs & ham?"
 

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If it was just one person, I would think either drugs or a health problem. Both of them? Most likely drugs.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Okay, so since everyone here now has me panicking even more, WHAT can I do about this? It's not like I can say to him, "Hey, your teeth are really green and foul-looking. Are you doing meth by chance? Or just eating a lot of green eggs & ham?"</div>
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You should ask him if he is a zombie too while you are at it.<br><br>
How about "So...you doing any meth lately? Green Eggs and Ham? You wouldn't happen to be a zombie would you?
 

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Call the cops if you suspect he has drugs in the house around kids. If he does have meth there, he could be taken away. If he doesn't have meth there, hey, maybe the cops'll clean his house, too, and do his laundry so he isn't wearing the same old pj pants and holey shirt. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck">:
 

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I agree, it sounds like meth. I think I'd just have a little, "Hey, is everything ok, you don't seem yourself" kind of talk. You may not get a straight answer, but either way you should get a good idea of what's going on.
 
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