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9 little changes that can transform your teeth into the pearly whites you've always wanted -- instantly
Quit your diet soda addictionMost of us assume that if our soda is sugar-free, it isn't hurting our teeth. The docs say this is a wrong assumption. It's actually the acids in these drinks, such as citric and phosphoric, that are damaging your enamel, says Dr. Singh. "Consuming these highly acidic drinks on a regular basis means your teeth are under continual acid attack, a process that can lead to tooth erosion."
If you do give in and have a soda, Singh suggests sipping on water immediately after you indulge, which helps neutralize the acid.
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