Festive mood - spoiled smile: alcohol destroys teeth worse than sweetsPictolic
What holiday table is complete without alcohol? It turns out that alcohol not only lifts the mood, but also spoils the teeth, and worse than sweets. A famous London dentist shared shocking photos of patients whose smiles were hopelessly overshadowed by addiction to strong drinks. Learn how to protect your teeth from the harmful effects of alcohol from our material.Holidays and alcohol always go hand in hand. Surveys show that men drink on average about six servings of alcoholic beverages per holiday, and women — about four.Erosion of teeth in a 36-year-old wine lover
A well-known British dentist warns that this can adversely affect the condition of teeth, lead to erosion and loss of enamel whiteness.The patient's teeth are chipped due to alcohol addiction
Cocktails cause the most harm. Prosecco, champagne and white wine negatively affect the enamel.The edges of the teeth are destroyed under the influence of acid and sugar contained in strong drinks
The dentist, who has 23 years of practice behind him, says that alcoholic cocktails based on lemon juice and sweet soda destroy the enamel due to the sugar and acid content. The doctor focuses on the fact that the loss of a part of a tooth or a whole incisor is irretrievable. A smile should be kept while the teeth are healthy.Saliva protects teeth from the harmful effects of alcohol and sugar, but it takes up to half an hour to produce it. If a lover of alcohol sips strong drinks at parties for several hours, the body has no chance to replenish its saliva reserves. This leads to softening of the tooth enamel and tooth damage.The remains of the teeth of a 47-year-old patient after frequent use of cocktails
Wines, prosecco and champagne are also harmful to incisors due to increased acidity. Dr. Orr adds that the PH level in wines varies: it is difficult to determine exactly, but white wines are usually the most acidic.Alcoholic mixes are a verdict for your teeth
Red wines are also sour, and sweet ones are even more harmful because of the high sugar content.To protect your teeth from the harmful effects of alcohol, the dentist advises using a straw and occasionally rinsing your mouth with water after drinking. Cheer up without spoiling your smile, because it will be useful to you after the holidays.
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