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Diet Soda May Rot Your Teeth Just Like Meth Or Crack
2013-05-27 05:19:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Diet soda might be as bad for you as methamphetamines or crack cocaine — at least when it comes to the health of your teeth, according to new research published recently in the journal General Dentistry. As reported by the Daily Mail, the study was conducted by Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny, a professor of restorative dentistry at the Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. The research focuses on a woman in her 30s...

2009-07-20 00:44:28

Popular beverages -- such as sodas and citric juices -- may be causing teeth to erode, a U.S. dentist says. Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny of Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia says in an article published in General Dentistry excessive consumption of highly acidic beverages such as carbonated drinks can cause tooth structure to wear away. Dental erosion is a demineralization process that affects hard dental tissues such as enamel and dentin, Bassiouny says in a statement. Bassiouny...

2009-02-18 13:44:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monthly menstrual cycles produce many uncomfortable, and sometimes painful, symptoms, which can include cramps, headaches and bloating. With more intense, painful menstruation, a condition otherwise known as dysmenorrhea, regular vomiting also is a symptom. This monthly recurrence can cause severe tooth erosion, according to a study in the November/December 2008 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical,...