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Sports Drinks & Energy Drinks Cause Permanent Tooth Damage
As sports drinks andِ energy drinks haveِ becomeِ more popular, a related problem hasِ emerged: The drinks causeِ irreversible damage toِ teeth, a newِ study finds.
High acidity levels inِ the drinks erode tooth enamel, whichِ isِ the shiny, protective outer layer ofِ teeth, theِ study shows.
“Young adults consume theseِ drinks assuming thatِ they willِ improve theirِ sports performance andِ energy levels andِ that theyِ areِ ‘better’ forِ them thanِ soda,” saysِ Poonam Jain, BDS, MS, MPH, lead author ofِ the study.
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