How to Prevent Acid Erosion
Acid erosion happens when acids found in certain foods and drinks weaken the enamel surfaces of your teeth, which are then much more easily worn away. Your body cannot replace this lost enamel, so it is important to know how you can care for it and protect it against acid erosion.
Watch the video or read the tips below to learn some simple steps you can take to protect your enamel from acid erosion:
6 ways to help protect your enamel
Try not to brush your teeth immediately after eating or drinking and be sure to use a soft-bristled toothbrush.
Use a straw when enjoying acidic drinks and don't swish them around or hold them in your mouth.
If you’re eating something acidic, have cheese, milk, or another non-acidic food or drink with it.
Make sure you visit your dentist regularly.