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Do artificial sweeteners promote tooth decay like sugar?

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Dr. Harvey Shiffman
36 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Artificial sweetners that contain nothing that bacteria can use for "food" do not cause tooth decay . The label would say "non nutrative" sweetner.
Answered on Apr 22, 2019
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