Why is it a good idea to drink orange juice with a straw?

Orange juice is very acidic.  (It has a pH of 3.5.) The citric acid can erode tooth enamel.  Drinking through a straw keeps the juice from coming into contact with  the teeth.
 
Source(s):
Wikipedia “Orange Juice”  

 

 
 

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