A question posed by a recent headline in Evidence-Based Dentistry seems to beg only one answer: “Well, duh!” If you’re going to chew gum at all, of course sugarless is the way to go. Sugars make the mouth more acidic as harmful bacteria feed on the sweet stuff. But...
Sugar-free chewing gum can be useful stuff. It can make your breath minty, “pop” your ears on a long flight, increase salivary flow, maybe even help your memory. (Yes, really.) But can it keep bacteria away from your teeth? Maybe so, according to a recent study in...
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