Despite being a healthier snack option, dried fruit is terrible for your teeth. The naturally sticky properties of dried fruit make it difficult to chew so the fruit sticks to your teeth, giving the sugar and acid time to wear away enamel and feed bacteria?
Red wine may be great for your heart, but it isn’t helping that smile. It contains erosive acid that can weaken enamel five minutes after exposure.
Sucking on a lime or lemon could really and truly destroy your enamel. At least now you have an excuse to pass on the tequila shot you secretly hate being forced to take?
Coffee and Tea
Your morning beverage of choice will, sadly, probably stain your teeth while it wakes you up. Coffee is especially guilty, since its high level of tannins will leave its mark on your teeth.
Whether chewy or hard, the sugar content in candies is detrimental to your teeth. It sticks to your teeth, eroding your enamel.