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5 scary things that can happen if you drink too much lemon water

Business Insider India Logo By Maggie Angst of Business Insider India | Slide 1 of 5: Since lemons are highly acidic, frequent exposure can erode your tooth enamel, according to the American Dental Association. If that doesn't convince you to totally ditch lemon water, at least try to drink it out of a straw to cut down on the direct acid exposure on your teeth. You should also avoid brushing your teeth right after consuming lemon water and drink plenty of plain water alongside glasses infused with citrus.

It can damage your teeth.

Since lemons are highly acidic, frequent exposure can erode your tooth enamel, according to the American Dental Association.

If that doesn't convince you to totally ditch lemon water, at least try to drink it out of a straw to cut down on the direct acid exposure on your teeth. You should also avoid brushing your teeth right after consuming lemon water and drink plenty of plain water alongside glasses infused with citrus.

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