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Love to chew gum. Should I use sorbital kind?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sugar free better
It is better to use sugar free gum to reduce the risk of tooth decay.

In brief: Sugar free better
It is better to use sugar free gum to reduce the risk of tooth decay.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Sean Drower
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Xylitol is better
Try to find chewing gum or mints with xylitol and no citric acid.
Xylitol is naturally occurring and derived from birch bark (better) or corn. Xylitol can be a sugar substitute and comes in granulated forms, gums, or mints. It inhibits the cavity causing bacteria, s. Mutans and controls your mouth's ph so acid producing bacteria or liquids can't hurt your teeth.

In brief: Xylitol is better
Try to find chewing gum or mints with xylitol and no citric acid.
Xylitol is naturally occurring and derived from birch bark (better) or corn. Xylitol can be a sugar substitute and comes in granulated forms, gums, or mints. It inhibits the cavity causing bacteria, s. Mutans and controls your mouth's ph so acid producing bacteria or liquids can't hurt your teeth.
Dr. Sean Drower
Dr. Sean Drower
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