Soda Spells Double Trouble

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Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it is bad for your dental health. In this post from Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium, we’ll give yet another reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink.

For dental health, soda delivers a double punch of damage with two of its ingredients: sugar and phosphoric acid.

Sugar is harmful to your teeth primarily because it softens enamel and makes them more prone to decay. This is especially harmful to children, because their enamel is not fully developed.

Some people think they can avoid the issue because they drink diet soda. Unfortunately, the acids found in diet soda have basically the same effect. Soda consumption can also result in teeth staining.

Our recommendation is simple: stop drinking soda, or cut way back on your consumption to improve your dental health. Also, keep your little ones away from soda as much as possible so that their teeth have the chance to mature healthily.

Can’t kick the habit? Try to drink water shortly after you have soda and brush more (but wait a half hour so the enamel isn’t brushed while it is soft).

At Dr. Steven W. Haywood in Timonium, the dental health of each of our patients is always a top priority. We offer general and cosmetic dentistry. Call for your appointment today!

Contact Dr. Steven W. Haywood:

410-453-9399

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

108 W Timonium Rd Ste 200
Timonium, Maryland
21093

 

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