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Sugar and tooth decay

Bacteria in your mouth turn sugary foods and drinks into acid. This can damage your teeth.

The following link provides information about the types of food and drink that cause more damage to your teeth and how to cut down on sugar.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created October 2018.

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