Jonathon Everett Lee, D.D.S., Inc.

Brian D. Lee, D.D.S., M.S.D., Inc.

Christian P. Yee, D.D.S.

Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry



Energy Drinks

The Popularity of energy drinks has really increased over the last decade. With every 8 ounce serving of these drinks, one consumes approximately 7 cubes of sugar. But it is not uncommon to see energy drinks come in 16-ounce and 24-ounce cans. That’s about 14 and 21 cubes...


Sodas are not the only drinks that have a high sugar content that can lead to tooth decay. Juices are another beverage that contains lots of natural and added sugars that can feed that cavity process. For an 8 oz. serving of fruit juice, there can be up to 10 cubes of sugar in...

Tea and Coffee

Coffees and Teas can be hidden sources of sugar. Often times, there are flavored syrups filled with high-fructose corn syrup that are added to your coffee and tea. Each 8 oz serving of iced coffee and tea contains 6 cubes of sugar. Drinking coffees and teas may also stain your...

Soda and Carbonated Beverages

On average, people in the US consume just under 40 pounds of sugar per year from sugary drinks alone! Each 12 ounce can of soda contains 10 cubes of sugar. In addition to the sugar, soda often contains high-fructose corn syrup, caffeine, coloring additives, and phosphoric acid....

Sweetened Beverages- Don’t Forget that Sports Drinks also have Sugar Too!

Recently, in the Bay Area, two initiatives to bring sweetened beverages to the consciousness of the consumer were placed on the November 2014 election ballot. San Francisco had Proposition E and Berkeley had Measure D. Both initiatives proposed a Tax on the sales of Soda and...

Sweetened Beverages

Thirsty? Patterns of consumption of sweetened beverages such as fruit juice and smoothies as well as sports and energy drinks are alarming: Nearly half of the caloric intake from sugar in the U.S. is from sugary beverages. The average American consumes 156 pounds of sugar per...