Glass of orange juice and half of an orange on a deck
Glass of orange juice and half of an orange on a deck

Citrus and Your Health

Citrus can help with heart health and weight loss. It can also, however, contribute to the wear of your enamel. To offset this effect, here are 5 suggestions to help balance the acid in citrus while protecting your teeth.

5 Tips to Reduce Citrus Acid Wear on Your Enamel

Tips to Reduce Citrus Acid Erosion

TIP 1

When you drink orange juice, have it in one sitting versus sipping it over a longer period.

TIP 2

Use a straw to limit juice exposure on your teeth.

TIP 3

Match citric foods with less acidic ones, like grapefruit slices in a salad.

TIP 4

Wait a couple of hours before eating more acidic foods.

TIP 5

Swish some water (politely!) after every meal.

5 TIPS to Reduce Citrus Acid Erosion On Your Enamel

Tips to Reduce Citrus Acid Erosion Mobile

TIP 1

When you drink orange juice, have it in one sitting versus sipping it over a longer period.

TIP 2

Use a straw to limit juice exposure on your teeth.

TIP 3

Match citric foods with less acidic ones, like grapefruit slices in a salad.

TIP 4

Wait a couple of hours before eating more acidic foods.

TIP 5

Swish some water (politely!) after every meal.

women holding strawberries

A Fresh Take on Berries

Berries are healthy and delicious, but they’re also highly acidic. Try pairing these foods with berries to counteract their acidity.

Learn what foods counteract acidity in berries

Two bowls filled with acidic fruits: strawberries, grapes, watermelon

The Causes of Acid Wear

Understanding the acidity of your diet can help protect your teeth from the effects of acid wear.

Read about the causes of acid wear

Woman eating a green apple

Acid Wear: A Common Cause of Tooth Decay

Protecting your teeth from acid wear begins with understanding what it is and how you can prevent it.

Learn how to prevent acid wear

women holding strawberries

A Fresh Take on Berries

Berries are healthy and delicious, but they’re also highly acidic. Try pairing these foods with berries to counteract their acidity.

Learn what foods counteract acidity in berries

Two bowls filled with acidic fruits: strawberries, grapes, watermelon

The Causes of Acid Wear

Understanding the acidity of your diet can help protect your teeth from the effects of acid wear.

Read about the causes of acid wear

Woman eating a green apple

Acid Wear: A Common Cause of Tooth Decay

Protecting your teeth from acid wear begins with understanding what it is and how you can prevent it.

Learn how to prevent acid wear