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Would drinking diet coke too much for a long period of time permanantly damage your teeth?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Absolutely

Many diet drinks, coke included, contain high levels of acid.
Usually phosphoric and / or citric. We use phosphoric acid to etch teeth when we fill them so the bonding sticks best. What is happening is you are creating little (or big) pits in your teeth as the acid eats away at it. Sipping all day is the worst. Chase your drink with water, or quit it entirely.

In brief: Absolutely

Many diet drinks, coke included, contain high levels of acid.
Usually phosphoric and / or citric. We use phosphoric acid to etch teeth when we fill them so the bonding sticks best. What is happening is you are creating little (or big) pits in your teeth as the acid eats away at it. Sipping all day is the worst. Chase your drink with water, or quit it entirely.
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

The phosphoric and carbonic acids in diet soda when left sitting on and between your teeth erodes the enamel significantly.
Your teeth may become hyper sensitive and yellow as you dissolve the white enamel off of the yellow dentin beneath it.

In brief: Yes

The phosphoric and carbonic acids in diet soda when left sitting on and between your teeth erodes the enamel significantly.
Your teeth may become hyper sensitive and yellow as you dissolve the white enamel off of the yellow dentin beneath it.
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