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Cavity Prevention

Can Chewing Gum Help Reduce Cavities?

Research indicates the answer is yes, as long as your chewing gum sweetened with 100 percent xylitol.

What is xylitol?

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol sweetener widely used as a sugar substitute and low-calorie sweetener. Xylitol is found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables, and can be extracted from various berries, oats and mushrooms, as well as fibrous material such as corn husks.
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