– It is sad to see when they are so young, " says Maria Jarkander, orthodontist and researcher.
the 1,000 young people in Stockholm county were examined clinically and answered a survey about dietary habits and symptoms experienced. Around 30 percent had chemical burns on the teeth. Corrosion, or erosion as it is also known, occurs when the acid in the diet will corrode the teeth down.
– It is very much about the drink a lot of soda, sports drinks and juices, " says Maria Jarkander to SVT.
therefore, even young people with a healthy lifestyle, because the juices and the fruit contains much acid.
– It is these I call health nuts. Drinking or eating things that in many cases is very useful, but because of the acidity it becomes unhealthy for the teeth.