Chewing Gum

Chewing GumCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouth Healthy

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“Clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay…”

See full article on Mouth Healthy

Commentary:

It is perhaps a new concept to you that chewing gum (the sugarless kind) can actually improve your dental health, as described by this article.  This is true, and is a suggestion supported by the  American Dental Association (ADA).  The caution here, however, is to only use sugarless chewing gum approved by the ADA.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Cerec Dentist, Denton, TX

 

 

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