Many different types of food cause decay in kids, not just candy. Foods high in carbohydrate juice boxes,peanut butter, chips also attack children’s teeth- think about it when they eat crackers and smile and you see all that smush on their teeth-it isn’t good for their teeth!
What about soda? Daily prolonged exposure to soda can cause decay. Sipping a pop all afternoon is more harmful to the teeth then drinking a large soda with your meal.
Drinking fizzy or carbonated drinks – over a long period of time- contributes to the erosion of tooth enamel. If erosion spreads beneath the enamel pain and sensitivity may result and can cause a nerve infection and then removing the tooth or a root canal is necessary