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Effect of energy drinks on teeth ?

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Are there risks of drinking sugar free energy drinks for my teeth based on the acidity of the beverages I'm consuming? Is there a way to safely consume acidic beverages with a lowered risk of tooth enamel loss? I am afraid the acidity could be eating away my enamel on my teeth, but I am not certain if this is a legitimate concern. I consume only 1 energy drink a day usually. It is something I have tried to reduce over time. I also consume acidic water beverages without carbonation as well as sugar free black tea I purchase. Are there any reasons I should cut back on these acidic beverages? I often drink these beverages without having food with them.


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replied August 24th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. If you brush your teeth twice a day and keep the beverages intake to minimum and adapt good oral hygiene, you dont have any thing to worry about your teeth.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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