Which Type of Gum Is Best for Your Smile?

If you enjoy chewing gum, you’re in luck—sugar-free gum can actually improve your oral health! Chewing gum increases saliva production, which helps create more of a buffer between your tooth enamel and the bacteria that can cause tooth decay.

This increased saliva production can even help neutralize acids that can attack tooth enamel, leading to a reduced risk for cavities [1]. However, it’s important to not just pick up any kind of chewing gum. Here’s what you should look for when you’re considering which type of gum is best for your smile!

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Which Type of Gum Is Best for Your Smile?

 


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