Sugar and Gum: A Sticky Situation

by Jason 6/19/2014 8:00 AM

Are you a gum-chewing champion, always with a piece in your mouth and a pack in your pocket? Well, did you know that the sugar in some types of gum causes the natural bacteria in your mouth to eat away at the enamel on your teeth? However, all chewing gum is not created equal – so it’s possible to make smart choices that satisfy and help protect your teeth at the same time.
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The Benefits of Xylitol

by Jason 8/20/2013 8:00 AM

Bacteria feed on the sugars in the mouth and produce acids that slowly corrode the enamel. This is the main reason for tooth decay. This kind of acid attack is the root cause of cavities. So, whenever we eat sugar, we are making the teeth vulnerable to attack by bacteria. But it may be impossible to cut out sugar completely from our diet. So, what can be done to increase dental protection? Try Xylitol gum.... more...

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