In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, San Antonio residents are misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Holly Lane would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental health and diet soda. If you have any questions please call us at the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS.
Are Diet Sodas Healthy?
The short answer is no. Originally conceived as low-calorie alternatives to one of America’s first commercial legacies, diet sodas have become extremely popular amidst our country’s battle to lose weight. There’s only one little problem – diet sodas are only marginally better than regular soda. Compared to water, diet soda has zero nutritional value and contains many ingredients that are harmful outside of moderation.
Diet Soda & Dental Health
Diet soft drinks are not good for your teeth. Although they are better than regular sodas, which usually have around 45g of sugar per serving, sugar is not the only problem with soda. For example:
Do You Have to Give up Diet Soda?
We know that lots of San Antonio folks love their soda and Dr. Holly Lane won’t tell anyone what they can and can’t drink. We at the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS provide this information so that you can make informed decisions about your health. We want everyone in San Antonio to have beautiful smiles and healthy teeth, but it’s up to you to maintain healthy habits that keep your teeth safe between visits to Dr. Holly Lane. If you have any questions or would like to visit us for an evaluation, schedule an appointment today.
14400 Jones Maltsberger Rd. Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78247
At the office of Holly R. Lane, DDS, we believe making quality dental care convenient is important in keeping our patients' smiles happy and healthy. We work with you to find an appointment time that fits into your schedule.
*We are only open the 2nd Friday of each month