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Have cavities? Put down the coffee cup
Updated: 11/11/2011 6:59:59 PM

MSNBC reports that individuals who find themselves with dental problems may have their morning latte to blame. Ignoring dental health is a sure-fire way to end up with a mouth full of cavities. While most people know that not brushing their teeth regularly can lead to the development of tooth decay, many individuals may not understand how their daily habits are affecting their oral health

MSNBC reports that individuals who find themselves with dental problems may have their morning latte to blame. The news source spoke to Heidi Hackett, D.D.S., about why sipping coffee may be contributing to the development of cavities.

"We found that the majority of the patients are spending many hours a day working at the computer and 'nursing' either lattes or coffee with milk," said Hackett, quoyed by MSNBC. "The constant exposure to the lactose or milk sugar is giving the bacteria in the mouth a flood of raw fuel or 'food' to metabolize."

WebMD states that tooth decay is caused when food particles that contain carbohydrates such as milk, breads and sugar are left in the mouth. Brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist regularly can help keep these food bits from eroding teeth.  

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