Should You Put Down Your Glass?
Most of us are aware that sugar is harmful to our teeth. Avoiding sugary foods and beverages will help prevent tooth decay, but did you know that some drinks are a double-edged sword for your teeth because of carbonation or high acidity? Let's take a look at what some of the worst beverages for your teeth are and why.
The Culprits for Tooth Decay
- Dark Colas - These are the worst because they combine a triple threat of sugar, acidity, and carbonation, which all work together beautifully to erode tooth enamel.
- Energy Drinks - Typically these beverages are very high in sugar, and some are carbonated.
- Tonic or Sparkling Water - The carbonation that adds ...