April is Alcohol Awareness Month, giving us an opportunity to really reflect on the impact alcohol has on oral health.
Alcohol threatens oral health on two fronts: enamel erosion and risks for oral cancer. Alcohol causes dehydration, which reduces saliva production. Without proper saliva production, the acids in alcohol are less likely to be quickly removed from the teeth. This leads to enamel erosion and increases risks for sensitivity, infection, and decay....Read More