Effect of Energy Drinks on the Dental Enamel Erosion and Mouse Teeth Growth

에너지 음료가 치아 법랑질 침식 및 치아성장에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2014.04.01
  • Accepted : 2014.04.23
  • Published : 2014.04.30


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of energy drinks on the erosion of dental enamel and mouse teeth growth. Exposure of enamel surface to energy drinks stimulated the release of the calcium from enamel surface of teeth. And the surface microhardness of enamel decreased after immersion in energy drinks. Enamel demineralization effects under energy drinks were observed by scanning electron microscope. Effect of maternal energy drink intake on tooth morphology of offsprings was analyzed. We concluded that the energy drinks produced a significant erosion of dental enamel.


Energy drinks;Dental enamel;Erosion;Mouse teeth


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