Iced coffee will stain your teeth less than hot coffee, but not in the way you believe.
Dark-colored beverages such as coffee, tea, red wine, or soda can stain the brackets and bands of your braces.
Cold brewing in the traditional sense relies on time to transfer coffee flavorings to the beverage, rather than heat. Cold dripped coffee contains fewer polyphenols, but also up to 70% fewer acids.
What you're likely to find at your local coffee shop is a beverage made with espresso that contains fewer polyphenols than drip coffee (about a third of what there is in drip coffee).
While both iced and hot coffee stain teeth, iced coffee has a lower staining effect due to its lower polyphenol content. If you prefer iced coffee, avoid staining by drinking it through a straw.
Dental discoloration is exceedingly difficult to remove. After each cup of coffee, recommend rinsing your teeth. Additionally, you must brush your teeth twice daily for at least two minutes each.
You may drink whatever you want, but keep in mind that some beverages contain sugar and may contribute to the development of cavities.
If you have braces, however, it’s advisable for you to visit an orthodontist every six months. As long as you brush and floss properly while wearing braces, you should be able to eat a relatively normal diet. Simply avoid the foods that your orthodontist has recommended you to avoid.
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Other Questions about Coffee :
OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link).
In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years:
OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM
OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM
Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with.
Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops:
OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more.
So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates:
For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube
For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG
For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN
PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).