A 43-year-old member asked:
can eating a lot of fruit cause cavities?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: fruits are high in natural sugars and often very acidic. Enjoy in moderation but eat vegetables in a 3:1 or 5:1 ratio. Drink water and avoid carbonated beverages, sugared coffe/tea, sports drinks and energy drinks. Brush well at least twice a day and floss daily. See your dentist regularly as recommended based on your particular dental health concerns and needs.
Last updated Mar 19, 2015
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