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Could eating lemons as a child cause acid erosion on my teeth?

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In brief: Yes

Lemons are acidic and if you eat lemons frequently it will erode the enamel.

In brief: Yes

Lemons are acidic and if you eat lemons frequently it will erode the enamel.
Dr. Marina Armendariz
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Dr. Craig Uhl
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

Obviously if one eats lemons with baby teeth, and stops once adult teeth erupt, then ok.
Would recommend rinsing your teeth with water after eating lemons as lemon juice is acidic and can harm enamel permanently.

In brief: Depends

Obviously if one eats lemons with baby teeth, and stops once adult teeth erupt, then ok.
Would recommend rinsing your teeth with water after eating lemons as lemon juice is acidic and can harm enamel permanently.
Dr. Craig Uhl
Dr. Craig Uhl
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