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New York University

Erosive Tooth Wear from Sports Drinks

Caption: Left: A tooth that was immersed in a sports drink shows signs of erosion caused by acid. A tooth that was immersed only in water (at right) shows no signs of erosion.

Credit: Dr. Mark Wolff, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cariology & Comprehensive Care at New York University College of Dentistry

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Related news release: Study: Sports drink consumption can cause tooth erosion


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