Thats the tooth truth from Dr. Robert Martino, CEO of Wilson Dental Associates, who says that drinking beer thats been dyed green may give you leprechaun teeth.
He says, One glass of green beer isnt going to hurt, but a full night of drinking and not brushing your teeth might give you some staining.
The acidity of beer makes it a potential tooth terror, but Martino offers tips to avoid dental damage, including drinking through a straw, which prevents liquid from coming in direct contact with the teeth.
To keep tooth enamel from wearing away, Martino recommends brushing at night instead of between beers.
And finally, Martino has some advice that all St. Paddys partiers can toast to.
Because sipping a drink allows more time for bacteria to build up, Martino says, Dont sip, chug!
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