As the temperatures rise, it’s hard not to resist an ice-cold soda or sweetened iced tea. Unfortunately, those drinks do more harm than good for your smile. Too much sugar increases your risk of cavities. That’s why water is the far better choice for staying hydrated this summer. If that sounds too dull, consider adding citrus fruit to yours. 

We’re sharing a helpful video by the Mayo Clinic that reviews the dangers of sugary drinks on your and your child’s health:

Don’t forget to schedule a checkup this summer! We’ll make sure your family’s smiles are healthy and strong! Call Houston Uptown Dentists at 832-463-1021 to request an appointment in Houston, TX, or schedule online.