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How can I detox my mouth from too much acid?

Jonathan B. Levine, DMD
Prosthodontics
If your mouth’s sugared up and overly acidified, a short-term detox can be really helpful -- and really healthful. Just a few days of eating only alkalinizing food will help readjust the pH balance in there.
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Some research indicates that a diet emphasizing acidic foods and drinks -- such as acidic fruit and fruit juices, soft drinks, pickles, and yogurt -- may contribute to the erosion of tooth enamel. To detox your mouth from too much acid, rinse away the acid by chewing sugar-free gum to stimulate saliva flow or rinsing with water for 30 seconds.

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