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What effect does Coca Cola have on teeth?


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sabkadentist
Answered 2020-04-20 11:11:35

Soda or any other Aerated drinks are acidic and sugary. This sugar combines in your mouth with the bacteria and forms acid which attacks your teeth and starts to erode the enamel. It may lead to many other dental problems like cavity, gum diseases etc. which may also eventually lead to loss of tooth. Hence you should avoid drinking sodas and aerated drinks as much as possible.

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Answered 2020-08-04 10:03:14

Bacteria that live inside your mouth eat sugar, producing acid as a result. The acid in soft drinks such as Coca Cola can damage your tooth enamel around the bacterial colony, allowing the bacteria to move into the eroded areas, eventually leading to cavities and possible tooth decay.

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Answered 2020-10-09 02:46:04

PIOON dental expert research proves that drinking Coke for a long time will definitely hurt your teeth! Carbonated Beverages such as cola have not only sugar components, but also a large amount of carbonic acid. The phosphoric acid and carbonic acid in carbonated beverages will react with tooth enamel, causing tooth enamel to decalcify, tooth minerals are dissolved, tooth surface becomes thinner and the surface becomes thinner. It becomes fragile and fragmented, and then the tooth is defective and the gums are exposed.

Once exposed to cold, heat, sour, sweet and other stimuli, the teeth will have severe soreness. It is called "dental erosion" in medicine. The caffeine contained in cola is not too much, but it is equally addictive. The artificial coloring in cola can also easily cause tooth staining! Some taxi drivers and children have obvious black teeth defects due to their long-term addiction to Coke. We call them "Coke teeth".

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Answered 2015-07-17 17:46:18
Coke and TeethHere is input from Wiki s contributors:
  • I'm a nutrition major, and in my bacteriology lab, for our final we have to do an independent study. I decided to experiment on how particular sodas promote bacterial growth in the mouth to produce a very favorable environment for cavity development. I tested Regular Coke, Diet Coke, Grape Fanta, Orange Fanta, Ginger Ale, and Sun Drop. Regular Coke by far had the most bacterial growth, which was surprising since it did not contain the most sugar. My study proved that regular Coke would lead to more rapid tooth decay than any of the other sodas that were tested. I'm still in the process of experimenting and finding a conclusion as to why the bacterial growth produced by Coke (innoculated with the same oral bacteria just as all the others were) was far beyond all the others.
  • ATOMIC. Coke seems to be a brew designed to create caries. It is not only the sugar, it is also the Phosporic acid used as acidulant. Is the same acid we, the dentists, use for etching the enamel prior to the insertion of a composite (white) filling. And it works. Phosporic acid corrodes the surface of the enamel, clearing the way for the microorganisms. Several dentistry books have wonderful color pics of severely destroyed teeth withe the next text: "The patient drank too much sodas", or "The patient was a heavy Coca-Cola drinker". Diet sodas contain the same acid as well.
  • Coca Cola seems to cause cavities. It seems like that coca cola will cause holes in someones teeth and reduce the size by a little bit and change the white or slightly yellowish color to something else.
  • The acid additives in soda drinks attack your tooth enamel. Non-cola is worst, cola next. Root beer is best.
  • If in doubt what Coca Cola or Pepsi can do, take a cloth and clean off the windshield of your car, and also try the engine in a spot! If it can clean all that grime off think of what it does not only to your teeth, but your stomach. Yes, Coke and Pepsi have a high content of sugar in it.
  • I have a friend who is addicted to Coca Cola. She is only 32 and the result is she has false teeth now, it also ruins your gut. I would try and stop drinking so much, all sodas can have this affect but coke is the worst one.
  • I just woke up to the fact that even diet coke can ruin teeth. I had pretty healthy teeth most of my life but had started a habit for one year to drink diet coke because the office vending machine was my only drink/food supply. Well, what a surprise. I suddenly had yellowish teeth and caries.
  • I've been drinking Coke since I was, well quite young, I am almost fifty years old. I just I had my teeth cleaned and the dental hygenist told me that she was suprised that my teeth were in as good a condition as they were especially seeing how I have not been brushing as often as I should (You can never brush as often as you should if you listen to them) HA-HA. I might add that it has been a couple of years since I had my teeth cleaned, four maybe. Mind you I have been painfully honest with you. Yes I have been Blessed by GOD with good teeth and I should not abuse them however the truth remains I've been dring Coke (often times multiple bottles bottles a day) for nearly forty years I still have most all of my teeth and according to the hygentist I have very nice teeth.
  • I have been in dentistry for 15 years and have seen first hand what sodas can do to your teeth. Everytime you take a drink of a soda you get 20 seconds of acid attack on your teeth. Which in time will eat away at your enamel and then cause a cavity. If you have to have your daily soda it is best to drink it all at once and not to sip on it throughout the day. Also its best to brush after consuming your soda if possible, if not try to swish with some water. This goes for any kind of sweets (candy, sports drinks, fruit juices etc.) This is the same for diet or regular sodas.
  • Coca cola, whether it is diet or regular, has a very negative effect on enamel by increasing the acid pH in the mouth for a period of at least an hour. The increased acid strips the natural protective layer on your teeth (pellicle) and the enamel begins to slowly lose its natural minerals and therefore breakdown, causing decay. I am a dental hygienist and have seen young people whose teeth are great, go away to college, and come home with several areas of new decay because of coca cola consumption on a daily basis.
  • I did a science fair project on this. I put Coke and different beverages into cups with eggshells and left them there for 5 days. The coke one is not the worst but it already has a cavity.
  • For a science fair project, we did what stains teeth more, coffee or Coca Cola. Well coffee actually stains teeth while Coca Cola just adds on layers of sugar and plaque, and slowly staining it. Coffee on the other hand, stains teeth, and the less time you spend drinking coffee, and if you rinse your teeth out immediately after drinking it, you're most likely to have better teeth, and not have coffee smile.
  • If you find that you have lost enamel and are vulnerable to cavities go and take a look at the dental gel at Sillyscarlet on eBay. This gel emulates our saliva which repairs enamel. Enamel can repair itself just like bones can.
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Answered 2020-01-22 06:26:34

Softdrinnks contains acids, Such as Coco cola,Pepsi, So it can damage your tooth Enamel, Around the Baceterial colony, So Bacteria will increases to more percentage and eventually it leads to Cavities and tooth decay. Bacteria Will increase in 20 seconds. but it effects can last for up to 30 minutes.

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Answered 2020-01-22 06:27:48

The acid in soft drinks such as Coca Cola can damage your tooth enamel around the bacterial colony, allowing the bacteria to move into the eroded areas, eventually leading to cavities and possible tooth decay. It only takes about 20 seconds for bacteria to produce acid but the effects can last for up to 30 minutes.

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Answered 2020-10-04 05:14:38

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