Why Orange Juice Tastes Horrible After You Brush Your Teeth

The American Chemical Society has a video series called Bytesize Science, and their latest episode provides an answer to one of life’s essential mysteries: Why does orange juice taste so bad after you brush your teeth?

orange juice

According to the video, the “most widely accepted explanation,” is because the sodium lauryl sulfate that helps the toothpaste create suds in your mouth also messes with your taste receptors.

Check out the video here

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