Soda is one of the most popular drinks in America. Adults and kids alike drink hundreds of gallons of soda every year. Aside from the other health problems it can cause, soda also does a real number on your teeth.
There’s a reason our dentists, Dr. Sellers, Dr. Platt, Dr. Lochtefeld, and Dr. Lochtefeld and the team here at Dayton Comprehensive Dentistry recommend you either cut down on your soda habit or eliminate it entirely. We’ve seen firsthand what soda can do to your teeth, and we don’t want that to happen to you.
The biggest thing soda does to your teeth is weakening your enamel. That’s the hard outer layer of your teeth that protects against infection and protects the pulp – the living bundle of nerves and blood vessels – from harm. With weakened enamel, you’re more prone to get a cavity, abscess, or develop an infection requiring a root canal to fix.
Admit it – we all want a dazzling white smile. Something about it just lends an air of confidence that we’d otherwise have a hard time finding. The problem with soda is that it’ll stain your teeth a light brown – especially if you drink darker colas. These stains are really hard to remove, and can negatively impact your overall appearance.
Soda does a number on your teeth, and we want to do all we can to help you have the best smile possible. Get in touch with us today at (937) 253-3601. We have convenient locations in Springboro, Dayton, and Kettering, Ohio.