by: Josh Anderson
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(NaturalNews) Appalachia, the region that runs from southern New York down to northern Alabama, has a growing problem called “Mountain Dew mouth.” Cavities, tooth decay and rotten teeth are known to be the aftermath of bad dental hygiene and the overconsumption of sugary, high-acidity drinks like soda and sports drinks. The growing number of rotten teeth in secluded Appalachian communities can in many instances be attributed to a staple of the region: Mountain Dew.
Mountain Dew is a drink very closely embedded in the Appalachian culture. Before being bought by PepsiCo, Mountain Dew was invented in Tennessee in the heart of Appalachia. Its high sugar and caffeine content seem to be habit-forming, with many accounts of Appalachians constantly sipping and carrying bottles everywhere throughout the entire day.
Soda and other sugary drinks have been shown to cause cavities, because their acidity not only breaks down tooth…
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