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If you drink too much soda drinks like Coke, it can be really bad for your teeth because it worns it away. I don't remember exactly, but it was because of the chemical that makes the soda drink frizz.


Coke and Pepsi are made from a thick syrup full of sugars and Pepcides. If they both can clean a dirty windshield or the motor of your car or grease off your driveway, think of what it is doing to your teeth!

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Both answers 1 and 2 are correct. There have been several articles in the news media recently regarding the hazards to ones teeth resulting from consumption of "sodas."

To clarify answer 1, the "chemical" bad actor in most so-called soft drinks is CARBONIC ACID, created by dissolving CARBON DIOXIDE gas in water. The resulting carbonation of the water results in a relatively mild acid, BUT IT HAS BEEN CLINICALLY PROVEN TO ATTACK THE ENAMEL of your teeth. Additionally, several articles have said that the carbonic acid temporarily softens what part of the enamel it hasn't eaten away, and that brushing one's teeth within an hour after drinking a carbonated drink will result in removing even more of the enamel!j3h.

coca cola, like all Carbonated Beverages is high in sugar and will cause cavities. The carbon dioxide in soda beverages also weakens tooth enamel.

It is not a specific chemical it is the longterm use.

I did a science fair project similar to this last year, and it was that it had to much acid/fizz causing the tooth tissue to dissolve. hope it heelps! : )


i did a science fair project on the effect of coke on teeth. maybe this would help youu;)

First of all, coke affects the teeth by decreasing its mass. Coke seems to be a brew designed to create tooth decay. It is not only the sugar, it is also the Phosphoric acid used as acidulant. It is the same acid dentists use for etching the enamel prior to the insertion of a filling. Phosphoric acid corrodes the surface of the enamel, working on the destruction of the teeth. Diet sodas contain the same acidity as well. Coca Cola has a pH level of 3.4. In addition to the acidity in the can, the sugar mixed with your saliva turns acidic too. The acidity etches away the enamel. This decreased layer of enamel on the teeth increases erosion of the teeth. The acidity erodes the teeth by decreasing its mass and making it weak and stained. Several dentistry books have wonderful colored pictures of severely destroyed teeth with the captions saying, "The patient drank too much sodas", or "The patient was a heavy Coca-Cola drinker".

Secondly, coke affects the teeth by staining it. MANY beverages can discolor teeth, including tea, and coffee. Especially soda, because it has caramel coloring in addition to phosphoric acid. Soft drinks are the worst thing that you can put in your mouth. Not only they're the perfect recipe for tooth decay, but they cause teeth to become yellow over the years because they slowly remove the enamel layer, making the dentin layer (which is yellow) more visible.

The effects of coke on teeth was researched by my granddad at British sugar (he was a microbiologist).

The results were that the coke or coca cola had such a high wash off rate that it would not be there long enough to damage your teeth. But if you drink coke through a straw, it is more concentrated on your teeth so it causes damage.

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