Mountain Dew vs Coca-Cola: Which Soda Is Worse For Your Teeth?

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People should learn to brush their teeth immediately after consuming their favorite soda to limit the damage to their teeth. The following findings will surprise you.
Key takeaways:

  • Morning Dew contains a pH of 3.1 whereas Coca-Cola has a pH of 2.5. Coca-Cola is therefore six times more acidic than Mountain Dew.
  • Two molars were soaked in each soda for duration of 2 weeks and 5 days and observed for any changes.
  • The tooth soaked in Mountain Dew lost 14 percent of its mass while the Coca-Cola tooth lost 7 percent of its mass.

The video also explains why the organic citric acid in Mountain Dew does more damage to tooth enamel than the phosphoric acid in Coca-Cola.
Read the full story here
http://www.cnet.com/news/mountain-dew-vs-coca-cola-which-soda-is-worse-for-your-teeth/

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