The acid in soft drinks dissolves your teeth. Which type of chemical could you use to stop the acid?
What you meant is known as erosion. Erosion is the chemical loss of enamel due to acid.When acid continuously attacks teeth, they cannot repair themselves and will gradually begin to turn fuzzy and dissolve. Most soft drinks contain acids such as citric, phosphoric and malic or tartaric acids. A study was done where extracted human teeth were placed in softdrinks. Within two days, the teeth became very soft and the enamel surface lost much of its calcium.
Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste.A mouth rinse containing fluoride can help prevent tooth decay, according to the American Dental Association. For children, sealants can be used.