Hard Facts About Soda


Did you know?

1 out of 4 beverages drank today is soda.

People are not drinking healthy drinks like MILK.

Regular soda contains both sugar and acid that can cause cavities.

Diet soda and flavored waters are sugar-free, BUT they still contain harmful acids.

When your child has not brushed for 2 days their teeth are decaying for 4 hours after Eating or drinking sugar products.

The entire time your child is awake their teeth are ROTTING if they have not brushed or flossed within the last 48 hours.

Drinking soda has been linked to:

  • DIABETES
  • OBESITY
  • KIDNEY STONES
  • HEART DISEASE
  • OSTEOPOROSIS (weak bones)

ACID + SUGAR = TROUBLE (DECAY OF TEETH)
 

Beverage

pH of Acid

Sugar Amount
(teaspoons per 12 oz can)

Pure water

7

Diet 7Up

3.67

Sprite

3.42

9.0

Diet Dr. Pepper

3.41

Dr. Pepper

2.92

Diet Coke

3.39

Coca Cola

2.53

9.3

Diet Mountain Dew

3.34

Mountain Dew

3.22

11

Minute Maid Grape Soda

3.29

11.9

Orange Slice

3.12

11.9

Diet Pepsi

3.05

Pepsi

2.49

9.8

Nestea

3.04

5

Surge

3.02

3.3

Gatorade

2.95

10.2

Hawaiian Fruit Punch

2.82

Minute Maid Orange Soda

2.80

Battery Acid

1

THE LOWER THE ACID LEVEL, THE WORSE IT IS FOR TEETH!