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Are the sugars in mannitol and malitol bad for your teeth?
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Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Unfortunately erythritol, isomalt, sorbitol, and mannitol are recognized as a sugar source by the bacteria in our mouths and can cause cavities.
Xylitol is the only sweetener that cannot be digested by oral bacteria. Chewed in small amounts (one or two pieces a day) xylitol can remineralize teeth. Gum with recaldent can also remineraize your teeth.

In brief: Yes
Unfortunately erythritol, isomalt, sorbitol, and mannitol are recognized as a sugar source by the bacteria in our mouths and can cause cavities.
Xylitol is the only sweetener that cannot be digested by oral bacteria. Chewed in small amounts (one or two pieces a day) xylitol can remineralize teeth. Gum with recaldent can also remineraize your teeth.
Dr. Debi Williams
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Yup
Only xylitol is not digested by oral bacteria.

In brief: Yup
Only xylitol is not digested by oral bacteria.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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