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Are some sugars worse than others?

24-03-2020

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Did you know that the type of sugar you consume can make you more likely to get cavities than other types of sugar?

For example, liquid sugars — like what you find in a soda or flavored coffee — coat your teeth and all of the grooves and crevices. The sugars seep down into hard-to-reach areas and as a result, raise your risk of decay. Sticky foods like candy that adhere to your teeth for a long time can also be “worse” on your smile than options like chocolate, which quickly melt away.