Drinks Destroy Teeth 12+

Indiana Dental Association

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings
    • Free



Learn how drinks affect teeth. Come and explore the fun interactive lessons on acid and sugar in popular drinks. Discover how these drinks damage teeth. Videos highlight how acid in soft drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks potentially alter tooth enamel and illustrate just how much sugar is in one soda for a day, week, month and year.

Great for the classroom, dental office, or at home.
· Kid-friendly
· Eye opening for all ages
· Easy to navigate
· Dental vocabulary built-in
· Optional quiz included
· Free Lesson Plans

Use as stand alone game, in the classroom, or as a supplement to the FREE Drinks Destroy Teeth curriculum. This easy to use lesson plan meets Indiana and CC standards for elementary and middle schools. Preventive oral health, wellness and nutrition benefits all ages in medical and dental settings.

· 3D Mouth
What do sugar and acid drinks do to your teeth? The 3D mouth shows changes caused by acid and sugar. Learn the difference between decay, plaque, acid erosion, and more!

· Sugar
How much sugar is in your favorite drink? In the Scoop on Sugar Lab, pour teaspoons of sugar into each drink bottle to see if you can guess the correct amount. The results may surprise you!

· Acid
What is pH and what strengths of acid are in different drinks? This introduces the concept of acid and the pH scale. Measure and graph the pH levels in sports, soft and energy drinks, as well as milk and water. The exciting Power of pH video explores the scientific properties of acid by actually pouring hydrochloric acid into a Coke and Pepsi can.

· Free Lesson Plan
The easy science experiment on teacher resources compliment this App. It is suggested the class do the hands on experiment first. The first experiment inquires about the effect of acid in drinks on egg shells (teeth). In the second experiment students measure actual teaspoons of sugar into empty plastic drink containers by following the free acidity brochure lists of pH and sugar of popular drinks. The Scoop on Sugar lab in the App in an option for the second experiment.

This lesson meets Indiana curriculum and CC standards on science, vocabulary, math and wellness for elementary and middle school. New vocabulary words link to an illustrated glossary. A five-question quiz reinforces the effect of acid and sugar on teeth.

· Dental Offices
Dentists, dental hygienists, physicians and nurses, as well as, parents find this fun and informative App helpful. It shows how much acid and sugar are in sports drinks, soft drinks and energy drinks and the potential harm the combination does to teeth. The 3D mouth depicts healthy teeth, plaque, white spot lesions, acid erosion and decay. This is a perfect educational tool for those in orthodontic treatment, for athletes of all levels and consumers of drinks. Yes Everyone! It enlightens in an entertaining manner and is visually memorable.

What’s New

Version 1.5

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Updated to 64-bit

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

smilerestorer ,


I have been using the facts and content from this incredible app and piece of work for at least 5 years. It is very impressive and helps youth to understand the devastating destruction of teeth that chronic soda drinking can produce, in a gentle and fun way.

CoolDiane ,


What a great App, science and acid and sugar and decay. Everyone should see this!

allisonrick ,

Great app for kids!

This app is a great tool to show kids the effects of soda, sports drinks, and more on their teeth! I will definitely be using this on tablets in my dental office!

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