Why Water Is the Best Summer Beverage for Your Teeth

As the temperatures rise, it’s hard not to resist drinks like soda, lemonade, or sweetened iced tea. However, those beverages have low nutritional value. Plus, when the sugar blends in with the bacteria in your mouth, it creates an acid that can erode your enamel. This increases your or your child’s risk for cavities. That’s what makes water the best summer beverage for your smile! 

We wanted to share a helpful video by the Mayo Clinic that talks about the risk of drinking sugary drinks to your child’s health (and yours too!):

If drinking plain water sounds dull, consider jazzing it up with sliced citrus fruits or use ice cubes made with 100 percent fruit juice. 

Don’t forget to have a checkup this summer! Call Charlotte Dentistry at 704-285-0846 to schedule your appointment in Charlotte, NC. You can also online.