Elizabeth Renter

It’s common knowledge that drinking too much coffee can stain your teeth and possibly even damage them. But could this common knowledge be flawed? Rather, what does ‘too much’ really mean? A new study suggests moderate consumption of black coffee could protect your teeth from decay and actually help fight plaque.

Researchers with Federal University in Rio de Janeiro tested the effects of coffee on donated baby teeth. The scientists used an extract from Coffeea canephora, a bean that makes up about 30 percent of the world’s coffee.

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