Results for - Drinking Soda is Bad for Your Teeth
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1. Phosphoric acid is an acid with industrial, medical and food-additive uses. It is added to carbonated cola beverages as a flavor enhancer. Do you drink soda that contains phosphoric acid?
2. The phosphoric acid in soda is strong enough to react with tooth enamel. It can soften tooth enamel which promotes plaque formation. In severe cases the enamel is dissolved leaving the dentin exposed. This leads to decay, and can require fillings, crowns, root canals or even extractions in extreme cases. Has drinking soda damaged your teeth?
3. Has your dentist ever warned you that drinking soda was harming your teeth?
4. If you must drink soda containing phosphoric acid, there are ways to lessen the damage to tooth enamel. Which of these do you do or would you consider doing?
Drink soda through a straw.
Rinse mouth with water after drinking soda.
Drink soda only with meals.
Drink soda quickly rather than sipping slowly.
None of the above.
Other (please specify)
05/11/2015 Health & Fitness 1249 24 By: tg85