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Does coke really disolve teeth?

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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Abel Loredo
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Coke and Teeth

It is easy to find out the answer to your question.
Go buy some coke and place a chicken bone inside it for a week. After a week take out the chicken bone from the coke and see how it feels. The bone will be very flexible. When teeth are excessively expose to carbonated drinks, it can erode the enamel surface of teeth opening the door to decay.

In brief: Coke and Teeth

It is easy to find out the answer to your question.
Go buy some coke and place a chicken bone inside it for a week. After a week take out the chicken bone from the coke and see how it feels. The bone will be very flexible. When teeth are excessively expose to carbonated drinks, it can erode the enamel surface of teeth opening the door to decay.
Dr. Abel Loredo
Dr. Abel Loredo
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, 2 ways

Coke first off is acidic and acid disolves tooth enamel and dentin, second it is loaded with sugar which bacteria in your mouth will consume and produce more acid that is deposited on your teeth causing decay.
If you are going to, drink it and be done, don't sip it for a long time.

In brief: Yes, 2 ways

Coke first off is acidic and acid disolves tooth enamel and dentin, second it is loaded with sugar which bacteria in your mouth will consume and produce more acid that is deposited on your teeth causing decay.
If you are going to, drink it and be done, don't sip it for a long time.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Alan Krause
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Coke acid

Yes coke will dissolve teeth.
It contains phosphoric acid which etches and then dissolves the teeth.

In brief: Coke acid

Yes coke will dissolve teeth.
It contains phosphoric acid which etches and then dissolves the teeth.
Dr. Alan Krause
Dr. Alan Krause
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