Why Does Orange Juice Taste Bad After Brushing Your Teeth?
This video explains what in your mouth interacts with chemicals found in toothpaste and orange juice to create an unpleasant taste. Toothpaste contains a detergent called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) that produces bubbles while brushing. SLS is widely used in all sorts of products that require a foaming action (suds). It is the main reason for our change in taste!!!
The American Chemical Society explores this mystery in the latest episode of their animated Bytesize Science video series.
So exactly how does SLS interact with orange juice and your taste buds to produce that terrible taste? Check out the video below for the answer:
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