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Most Common Symptoms of Vitamin C Deficiency


2. Loose Teeth

Along with bleeding and sore gums, you might start to notice your teeth aren’t anchored as well as they should be, says Livestrong.com. “Weakness of bone, cartilage, teeth and connective tissue can result in loose and decaying teeth and eventual tooth loss,” it adds.

The source also makes note of the swollen gums, which is tied to “defects in the oral epithelial basement membrane and periodontal collagen fiber synthesis.” In other words, unhealthy gums and other structural weaknesses due to vitamin C deficiency can make your teeth fall out.

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