Chewing Gum to Prevent Cavities

6 Important Tips

Chewing gum, especially those without sugar, emerges as a useful and complementary tool in the prevention of dental cavities.

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Plaque is formed by the ingestion of foods and drinks containing sugar and the action of microorganisms.

How to Effectively Prevent Dental Cavities?

Maintain proper oral health: This implies rigorous oral hygiene, brushing your teeth frequently after each meal, at least three times a day

The American Dental Association (ADA) has incorporated the consumption of gum that contains xylitol, sorbitol, mannitol, or other polyalcohols.

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Mechanism of action of chewing gum in the prevention of cavities

Chewing gum stimulates saliva production, a key element in preventing tooth decay.

Dental care in children: It is vital to adopt specific dental care for children at different stages of their growth, from oral cleaning in babies to supervised brushing in older children.

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