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Is chewing gum bad for your teeth?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Howard Banner
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sugarless is best

Chewing sugared gum constantly bathes the teeth in sugar.
Sugarless is preferred. If you get headaches or a tired jaw from chewing then you should avoid it.

In brief: Sugarless is best

Chewing sugared gum constantly bathes the teeth in sugar.
Sugarless is preferred. If you get headaches or a tired jaw from chewing then you should avoid it.
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Dr. James Merrett
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Chewing gum bad???

Chewing gum can be bad for teeth if it is loaded with sugar, and your oral hygiene is bad.
However, some chewing gums contain xylitol, which has been shown to help reduce cavities. People with dry mouth also chew gum to try and stimulate saliva production.

In brief: Chewing gum bad???

Chewing gum can be bad for teeth if it is loaded with sugar, and your oral hygiene is bad.
However, some chewing gums contain xylitol, which has been shown to help reduce cavities. People with dry mouth also chew gum to try and stimulate saliva production.
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