The Good, Bad, and Ugly!
In recent years, the consumption of carbonated soft drinks and sweetened and flavored beverages have increased dramatically, and with it the prevalence of dental erosion! The acid added to drinks to balance sugar sweetness and give a tangy taste can cause irreversible loss of tooth structure. This damage occurs with drinks with a pH ( acid) value below 4.0
A recent study surveyed 379 beverages in Birmingham area and 93% had pH levels erosive to your teeth… ask us about details when you are in! Ask us about it on your next visit!