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The Effects of Alcohol Abuse on Your Teeth

August 15, 2012

Alcohol abuse is a growing problem in many parts of the United States. While many people understand some of the risks of excessive alcohol use, like cirrhosis of the liver, metabolic problems, and circulatory problems, they may not understand how alcohol can have a negative impact on your body, including your teeth.  Let’s explore how alcohol abuse can have a negative impact your teeth and dental health. Alcohol Abuse Doesn’t Just Mean More Cavities Pure alcohol on its own will not damage one's teeth. However, most people don’t drink pure alcohol.  Beer, liquor and mixed drinks have high sugar content…

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