Sports drinks harmful for oral health, dentists warn

Dr Alldritt said it was particularly alarming to find those who were aware of the Dentists are warning high levels of sugar and acids in many sports drinks can have a harmful impact on a person’s oral health.

Australian Dental Association [ADA] committee chair Dr Peter Alldritt said players should stick to water to avoid erosion and tooth decay.

“People sometimes drink sports drinks thinking they are healthier than a soft drink,” he said. […]