Sumary of Acids in sugar-free beverages could erode tooth enamel, research finds:
- The more acidic the drink, the greater the risk of tooth erosion with frequent consumption. Dr. Edmond Hewlett, spokesperson for the American Dental Association Acidic foods and beverages can wear away the enamel that protects teeth, a process known as tooth erosion.
- Consuming acidic foods and beverages While the TikTok recipe was not included in the study, it is similar to the other sugar-free, acidic beverages tested.
- People find carbonated beverages refreshing, especially this time of year.
- Research and results In the study, researchers wanted to see whether non-carbonated bottled water, flavored sparkling water and plain sparkling water might cause dental erosion.