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Fruit juice is not good for teeth!
01 Dec 2008

Can you believe it, is anything safe these days.

Fruit juice is an acid and can soften the enamel layer of the teeth. If the teeth are brushed soon after drinking fruit juice, the enamel layer can be damaged.

There are some ways to protect teeth from this damage.

  • Using a straw keeps the juice in the back of the mouth, away from teeth.
  • Having a drink of water after drinking juice helps wash the juice off of the teeth.

Water is the best drink between meals, and eating a few pieces of fruit not only provides the sugars and vitamins in juice, but also the fibre that is helpful in maintaining good health.

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