Posted on 18 December 2020
Eating less sugar is not just better for the body but also for the teeth. This is because sugar mixes with saliva and bacteria to form acids -- and it is these acids that are the problem.
Acids in the mouth coat the teeth and slowly erode the protective cover provided by dental enamel. Once tooth enamel is eroded the teeth are at an increased risk of:
Teeth should be brushed about an hour after eating as brushing straight away can damage tooth enamel -- and any early warning signs such as tooth sensitivity should be immediately brought to the attention of your dentist.
Read more about how sugar impacts on teeth at https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/how-does-sugar-impact-your-teeth/