This Dentist Says Drinking Soda Water Is Worse For Teeth Than We Thought

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May 24, 2021

Soda water is actually rather bad for your teeth as it decays the enamel off of your teeth. Leaving you with decaying teeth, which is a big no-no. The acidic soda water tears at your enamel, making your teeth stained and becoming very weak. Eventually, the more soda water you drink, the worse your teeth will get and the sooner, your teeth will probably fall out. Making you have to go to the dentist.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nothing compares to drinking normal water. Plain or normal water. With no added flavour or bubbles is the best option for your body and your teeth. Fluoride in drinking water help to protect and teeth.
  • Try to avoid sugar as an added ingredient; beware that manufacturers will not always use the word sugar to represent sugary ingredient.
  • Sparkling water and soda water are better options when looking for drinks with bubbles. However, the best beverages for the health of our teeth are milk and plain water.

“Because soda water does not include sugar as an ingredient and the pH value of the drink is higher than that of fizzy soft drinks, these factors mean it is a more favourable option when looking for a drink with some fizz. However, it should still not be drunk every day.”

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