Despite how much we work to protect our oral health, there are many things we consume throughout the day that are actually working to harm our teeth. Of these, the most prominent item that is consumed on a daily basis that has horrible effects on our oral health is soda. Statistics show that 50 to 70 percent of adolescents and nearly half of Americans of all ages drink at least one soda per day. Unfortunately, what these patients don’t know is that soda can eat away at their teeth to the point where they will need to be removed. Today, Dr. Devang Shah is blogging from his Alpharetta, GA office to talk about the ways that soda works to compromise your oral health.
There are two main ways that soda is working to compromise the health of your teeth. These are:
We can understand that you may be unwilling to give up soda, despite its negative effects on your teeth. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to lessen the damage your teeth receive from the tasty drink.
If you do happen to lose a tooth because you drank too much soda, or for any other reason, rest assured that we can provide treatments that can restore your missing teeth. From dentures and dental bridges to dental implants, we have a treatment that will fit your needs. If you would like to learn more about our tooth restoration options, contact our office and schedule a no-obligation consultation with Dr. Devang Shah today.