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is aspartame bad for your teeth

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
No it isn't but: It is not bad for your teeth but most of the time it is in drinks that are still not good. Diet soda still is very acidic and can still cause damage ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Nelson
42 years experience Dentistry
Not aspartame, but..: The problem is not so much the aspartame as what food it is an ingredient in. Many drinks, regular or diet, are actually very acidic and will erode e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Siu
16 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not for your teeth: Aspartame is an artificial sweetener. The most recognizable sweeter containing aspartame is equal. All artificial sweeteners do not cause cavities but ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Kansal
13 years experience Dentistry
No : No aspartame is an artificial sugar substitute. Because of this it is actually better for your teeth as the bacteria that cause cavities use sugar as ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Toothache.: Have you been receiving regular dental care? If you have a sudden toothache, I could represent an infection underneath the tooth was in the gums. This ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Toothache: Sorry to hear that. Take some OTC pain medication and get to a dentist asap to determine cause of pain and proper treatment. It will only get worse th ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Toothache: Although there are many reasons for toothache, most common is advanced infection that can easily spread to other organ systems. Please see Dentist AS ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
You might: You could also have bad teeth that are not sensitive. See a local dentist for an exam.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This problem can't : Be solved over the internet. When was the last time you had a comprehensive dental evaluation? Have you had a cleaning by a dental hygienist in the la ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience Neonatology
No: Bad teeth are caused by poor hygiene from infancy and through childhood as well as lack of floride to protect them.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Yes. But...: ...More action also may be needed. Dental diseases are multi-factorial. Many environmental factors (like sugar ) and genetic factors come into play in ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Probably: I would guess that if your tooth broke off it was severely decayed. Imagine what problems your other teeth might have. It's time to make an appointmen ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Veneers: No way to escape it, you are going to have to see a dentist to get a diagnosis and treatment options. There is no home remedies to reverse the conditi ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience Dentistry
No: See your physician for a physical exam. See a dentist for your mouth.

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