4 Immediate Effect of Soft Drinks on Oral Health

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Soft Drinks side effects
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Oral Health is very essential as it is a root cause of most of the diseases. Soft drinks are consumed by every age group on daily basis, especially in summers. Carbonated drinks are full of sugar that can simply devastate our oral hygiene. You can also book an appointment with the best dentist in Pakistan via Marham.pk.

Some of the alarming effects of Soft drinks on Oral health are discussed below:

  • Teeth

Our teeth have protected by a layer known as enamel. The excessive consumption of Soda reduces the ph scale of our mouth making our enamel weaker. The presences of sweetener and carbonation spoil our teeth causing cavity and tooth decay.

  • Bacteria

When fizzy drinks are consumed excessively sugar in the soda combines with the bacteria present in our mouth to form an acid that ruins our teeth and gums. Acid attack destroys the enamel of our teeth and with every single sip, our gums get affected. You can also book an appointment with the best dentist in Lahore via Marham.pk.

Soft Drinks side effects

Soft Drinks side effects

  • Stain

Carbonated drinks are one of the major causes of stained teeth in children and teenagers. Due to this surface of the teeth becomes soft making it more vulnerable to tooth decay.

  • Sensitivity

Consumption of excess carbonated drinks increases the hypersensitivity of our teeth which not treated on time can lead to the damage of Dentin (the layer underneath enamel) that makes teeth rot.

All of the above-mentioned points reflect the effect of soda on oral health. Following are the measures that can be taken to prevent your oral health.

Soft Drinks side effects

Soft Drinks side effects

Preventive measures:

  • Drink more water
  • Rinse out your mouth thoroughly after the intake of Soda
  • Always use a toothpaste that has fluoride in it because it strengthens our teeth and gums
  • Brush your teeth twice a day, floss before going to bed every day.
  • Drink soda with a straw to avoid its contact with teeth
  • Don’t sip soda throughout the day because it can make it stay on your teeth as a coat causing stains to appear

You can also book an appointment with the best dentist in Karachi via Marham.pk.

If your oral hygiene is taken care of you can save yourself from a lot of contagious diseases. If you are facing any of the above mentioned effects, go see a dentist and save your teeth.

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.
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