Root Beer May Be 'Safest' Soft Drink for Teeth

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Exposing teeth to soft drinks, even for a short period of time, causes dental erosion - and prolonged exposure can lead to significant enamel loss. Root beer products, however, are non-carbonated and do not contain the acids that harm teeth, according to a study in the March/April 2007 issue of General Dentistry, the AGD's clinical, peer-reviewed journal.

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