Soft drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and juices contain acid and sugar that destroy teeth. Avoid tooth decay and excess calories by switching your sugary drinks to water.
- Carry a water bottle with you when you are out and about and if you are thirsty, reach for water first!
- Hydrate yourself with water. It's free, fresh and available on tap!
Myth: Unsweetend natural fruit juices contain no sugar and acids.
Fact: Not true! They still contain sugars and acids. Moreover, they contain no fibre. Best to eat your fruit, not drink it!
Myth: It is ok to drink artificially sweetened drinks known as diet or zero-calorie drinks.
Fact: Not true! These drinks have a high erosive potential due to their acid content and contribution to tooth erosion.