Written by Dentistry Today Wednesday, 08 February 2012 15:28
Next time you consume a sports drink think about the impact on your teeth.
Sports drinks and energy drinks were originally created to improve health but have had the opposite effect. With the amount of sugar in these drinks, people who consume them are seeing their teeth destroyed. The sugar combines with the acid, meaning these drinks have no redeeming quality for teeth.
After just one day of soaking in Gatorade, Red Bull or coke, the enamel of the teeth already was slightly eaten away, according to research by the University of Iowa.