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A 43-year-old member asked:

is diet soda still bad for my teeth ?

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Dr. Keith Grimm
Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes.: It's not only the sugar content in sodas that make them bad for your teeth...It's also the acidity. Cavities develop with the acidity level (ph) in your mouth increases. Saliva helps keep things pretty neutral, but acidic drinks speeds things along.
Dr. William Ledford
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes: It still has acid in which can lead to decay.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is diet cola less bad for your teeth than regular cola?

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Dr. Idelle Brand
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes and no. : The high acidity will still erode your teeth. However there is no sugar in diet soda, so you are less likely to get cavities.

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