When you hear the word acid, your mind probably conjures images of experiments in school in science class, and glass bottles labelled as dangerous. Reality is that whenever you experience heartburn or indigestion you are experiencing the effects of acid coming up from your stomach. Acids play a vital role in digestion and also in our overall health.
Although some of our diets are high in acid, many of the foods we eat and the drinks we consume are relatively low acid content. Let's first take a look at how acid can affect the mouth.
Effect of acid in the mouth
Acid has the effect of weaken…