Watching what you eat is just as important for your teeth and gums as it is for your waistline. In fact, some things that you put in your mouth should be avoided at all costs.
According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, it is best to avoid soft drinks, sports drinks, and energy drinks. Loaded with sugar, these types of beverages also contain citric and phosphoric acids that can erode the enamel on your teeth. Quench your thirst with unsweetened tea, water, or milk. If you miss the fizz, drink carbonated water or opt for diet drinks that do not contain sugar.Read more