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Study Finds Energy And Sports Drinks Damage Teeth
2012-05-04 07:30:47

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A new study in the clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) found that increased consumption of energy and sports drinks leads to irreversible tooth damage. Researchers looked at nine energy drinks and 13 sports drinks. The report, published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, explains how the high acidity level in these drinks can erode tooth enamel, which is the outer layer of teeth. The findings by the research group show...

2012-05-02 09:46:24

Though energy drinks found twice as likely to destroy enamel than sports drinks A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth–specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth....


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