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Does gum really help teeth stay clean?

It has been a long-held belief that chewing gum can help clean your teeth, especially after a meal.  It makes sense that the act of chewing increases saliva flow, which washes away food and other debris, and also neutralizes acids produced by bacteria.  That is true, but it’s the type … Read More

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Xylitol Gum: Risks and Rewards

You have probably heard about Xylitol gum, either from your dentist or from news sources like the New York Times, but what is it exactly? We hope to dispel any rumors about the product in this article. Here are the risks and reward of Xylitol and the products it is … Read More

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