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Does carbonated soda hurt my teeth?

Does carbonated soda hurt my teeth?

Yes...: Soda pop contains corrosive acids such as citric, malic, tartaric carbonic or phosphoric which, can remove calcium from tooth enamel. Without protection from the dental enamel, the tissue underneath is susceptible to cavities, root canals & even extractions. Sugar is an additional cavity causing issue, so consider rinsing your mouth after drinking soda, both diet & soda containing sugar. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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After drinking diet coke my teeth really hurt is it the coke or just sensitive teeth?

After drinking diet coke my teeth really hurt is it the coke or just sensitive teeth?

Diet coke: There is no way to make an accurate diagnosis without a clinical and visual exam with x-rays. Sensitivity can result from decay, fractures, receded gums, periodontal (gum) disease. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Help dental experts! my toothpaste doesn't contain flouride but my drinking water does, are my teeth protected enough?

Help dental experts! my toothpaste doesn't contain flouride but my drinking water does, are my teeth protected enough?

Fluoride: Fluoride in your water doesn't have the preventative power of the Fluoride in toothpaste. The Fluoride one ingests in their water is more beneficial when the teeth are forming as it is incorporated in the physical structure of the tooth, making it more resistant to decay. Once the teeth are formed, the topical application of Fluoride in the toothpaste is a better deterrent.. ...Read more

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My teeth hurt when eating sweets?

My teeth hurt when eating sweets?

Cavity: Most of the time this indicates that you could have cavities in your teeth. Need to have an exam at a dental office. ...Read more

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Why does my throat hurt after eating dessert (sugar)?

Why does my throat hurt after eating dessert (sugar)?

Could be...: ...Drying (sugar absorbs water) or a reaction to non-sugar parts o fthe dessert (fruit, dairy, etc.). ...Read more

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How does drinking pop amd coffee whiten you teeth? Does it really?

How does drinking pop amd coffee whiten you teeth?  Does it really?

No: No, soda and coffee would have the opposite effect. They stain the teeth. The best tooth whitening product is dentist prescribed whitening gel and custom made teeth whitening trays. ...Read more

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How can I drink sodas like diet coke without staining my teeth?

How can I drink sodas like diet coke without staining my teeth?

You can not: It is the colouring in diet or regular coke which is the cause of stains on your teeth.If you have to drink coke it will stain your teeth.You can have your dentist whiten the teeth and get rid of stains. You can switch to clear soda like 7 up etc. ...Read more

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Does brush my teeth with baking soda make my BP high?

Does brush my teeth with baking soda make my BP high?

No: Because if you brush with baking soda, you will ingest very little. But using baking soda is a bad idea because you need a toothpaste with Fluoride in it. Without the Fluoride in your toothpaste, and drinking 4, 8 oz glasses of fluoridated water per day, your cavity risk factor will be very high, like it was back before water fluoridation in the late 50's early 60's. ...Read more

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Does coke really disolve teeth?

Does coke really disolve teeth?

Causes Dental Issues: Soda pop like coke contains corrosive acids such as citric, malic, tartaric carbonic or phosphoric which, can remove calcium from tooth enamel. Without protection from the dental enamel, the tissue underneath is susceptible to cavities, root canals & even extractions. Sugar is an additional cavity causing issue, so consider rinsing your mouth after drinking soda, both diet & soda containing sugar. ...Read more

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Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why does my stomach hurt so bad after drinking Diet Pepsi?

Why drink it then?: I can think of lots of reasons why you may be experiencing an adverse reaction to a carbonated beverage that contains multiple chemicals (artificial flavors, coloring, and sweeteners). May I suggest you try drinking water, and assessing your response. My answer then becomes quite different if your stomach pain is limited to Diet Pepsi or is generalized to all liquids and ingestants. ...Read more

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Why does my tooth hurt when I use mouthwash?

Why does my tooth hurt when I use mouthwash?

Many possibilities: You should see a dentist to figure out the cause. It could be a developing cavity, recession, bite trauma, fracture, wear into dentin, etc. So many possibilities that it is best to have this evaluated to be sure that the cause is determined and treated appropriately before it gets worse. ...Read more

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Why does my jaw hurt when drink sour things?

Why does my jaw hurt when drink sour things?

Salivary glands: due to over production of saliva and pain is caused by the inability of the glands to discharge the saliva. See your PCP for consultation. ...Read more

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Why does my gum hurt and bleed when brushing my teeth?

Why does my gum hurt and bleed when brushing my teeth?

Gum disease!: Either gingivitis or periodontitis. Both cause the same symptoms as you describe. Get your teeth cleaned professionally. Take much better of your teeth on a daily basis (do excellent brushing and flossing) your dentist needs to evaulate (exam) your oral condition for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does my tooth really hurt when I eat sugar or drink something really cold?

Why does my tooth really hurt when I eat sugar or drink something really cold?

Tooth aches why?: 30 M: Why does my tooth really hurt when I eat sugar or drink something really cold? ANS: Most likely you have a cavity that is eating its way into the nerve at the root of your tooth and will kill it. See a dentist please. Your are too young to have dentures. Even in Canada -Hey! ...Read more

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My teeth hurt when i drink cold cola. Is it okay?

My teeth hurt when i drink cold cola. Is it okay?

Could be: You really need to see your dentist for a definitive answer. Could be an exposure of a sensitive part of the tooth or a cavity or sinuses. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Why does my lower back hurt when I drink soda

Why does my lower back hurt when I drink soda

Risk of arthritis!: Soda consumption is associated with increased risk of diabetes & heart disease, but a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (7/2014) found that sugary sodas when consumed regularly can increase by 63% the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. More likely than not however your situational back pain reflects referred discomfort from a distended gut due to the fizz in soda. ...Read more

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How can I whiten my yellow-brown teeth if I was eating too much acidic fruit that wore away enamel?

How can I whiten my yellow-brown teeth if I was eating too much acidic fruit that wore away enamel?

Porcelain Veneers: I know they are expensive but once the enamel layer is worn away the dentin layer underneath is generally darker and more porous. The bad news is that your teeth are going to get even darker as you age because they absorb the stains in our food. The good news is that porcelain veneers can reverse all of this in two appointments. See a prosthodontist in your area. They generally last 20 years. ...Read more

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Why does my tongue hurt when I eat orange and lemon?

Why does my tongue hurt when I eat orange and lemon?

Citric acid: Acidic foods may hurt or burn in your tongue is already sensitive. This could be chronic irritation from using harsh toothpaste with whiteners in it, or a yeast infection of your tongue. If it's bothering you a lot have your doctor take a look. Your dentist may be able to help you if you're due, or if you're not getting answers go see an ent. ...Read more

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Please help! does baking soda really whiten teeth?

Please help! does baking soda really whiten teeth?

No: No baking soda can be used to clean teeth and it may remove some stains but the best way to whiten teeth is with products that use whitening gels that are peroxide based. They can be purchased over the counter or from your dentist. ...Read more

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