Free Downloads

Free Downloads

A primary goal of the Drinks Destroy Teeth program is to arm kids, teachers, dentists and other health professionals with a collection of free resources to spread the word about dental erosion. On this page you will find links to download our acidity brochure, lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations and also a list of links to other dental erosion campaigns.

Patient Fact Sheet: Sugar & Acidity in Common Drinks

Now in Spanish!

The Drinks Destroy Teeth Patient Fact Sheet is a perfect handout for patients, students, family and friends. This resource outlines the potentially harmful effects of drinking sugar-laden and acidic drinks, and ranks common drinks according to their sugar and acid contents.

PowerPoint Presentations

Lesson Plans

Click on the tabs below to download or see a description of each Drinks Destroy Teeth lesson plan.

Students place hard-boiled eggs into various solutions overnight.

General Goals:

  • Students will compare the acidic effect of liquids on an egg’s shell
  • Students will rank the acidity of the liquids
  • Students will predict the effect of acidic beverages on teeth

Click here to download the lesson plan and lab sheet (PDF).

Special thanks to Becky Floetker for creating the lesson plans and lab sheets.

General Goals:

  • Students will determine the pH of various liquids using pH paper
  • Students will compare the sugar content in drinks to the acidity of the drinks

Click here to download the lesson plan and lab sheet (PDF).

Special thanks to Becky Floetker for creating the lesson plans and lab sheets.

Other Dental Erosion Programs & Websites

Minnesota Dental Association

Missouri Dental Association

Florida Dental Association

Pennsylvania Dental Association

Ad Council & Partnership for Healthy Smiles, Healthy Lives

  • 2min2x (Videos, downloads, and additional resources for kids and parents)

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