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White wine's acidity erodes teeth enamel

October 21, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Be careful if you enjoy white wine, because it can rot your teeth. White wine packs a pretty acidic punch that can erode your teeth's enamel according to German researchers.

That makes white wine far more damaging to your teeth than red wine.

It's the calcium in your teeth that the wine erodes, so one expert advises to eat cheese when you drink white wine. The extra calcium in the cheese will help build up enamel.