4 foods that are bad for your teeth

Could one of your favourite foods be destroying your teeth?

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Damage to tooth enamel

According to the 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey, even though cavities are largely preventable, 96 percent of adults have them. Dr. Alastair Nicoll, a dentist in Elkford, B.C., says they are a result of bacteria metabolizing sugar into acid and dissolving the tooth structure. Here are the top foods to avoid:

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