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Is chewing gum bad for health or good for health ?

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Dr. Seth Rosen
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sugarless is good.

Chewing sugarless gum is actually good for your dental health.
This is because chewing gum increases saliva production. Saliva helps wash away any food particles left over in your teeth, lowering your risk of tooth decay.

In brief: Sugarless is good.

Chewing sugarless gum is actually good for your dental health.
This is because chewing gum increases saliva production. Saliva helps wash away any food particles left over in your teeth, lowering your risk of tooth decay.
Dr. Seth Rosen
Dr. Seth Rosen
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Both

Gum with sugar can cause cavities.
Excessive chewing can cause jaw and muscle pain and lead to tmj\tmd problems. Gum with xylitol has been shown to reduce bacteria that lead to acid formation and caries (cavities). Discuss these issues with your own dentist for the best advice for your particular circumstances.

In brief: Both

Gum with sugar can cause cavities.
Excessive chewing can cause jaw and muscle pain and lead to tmj\tmd problems. Gum with xylitol has been shown to reduce bacteria that lead to acid formation and caries (cavities). Discuss these issues with your own dentist for the best advice for your particular circumstances.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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