Soft drink consumption starts at a very young age—and continues to escalate into youth and adulthood. Excessive soft drink consumption is linked to rampant tooth decay, both from sugars and acids, weakened bones, and poor nutrition. Most schools, from elementary through high school, have vending machines or school stores where sodas and other soft drinks can be purchased.
Start by choosing healthy beverage options. Brush and floss several times daily and visit the dentist for regular checkups to combat the decay and live a healthier life. The Got Rot brochure and poster provide important details on the dangers of drinking sodas and sugared/acidic beverages and how to fight firstname.lastname@example.org.