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Preventing Cavities With Xylitol | Dentist 92675

For the last twenty five years, tests have shown that xylitol is the greatest sweetener for teeth. Artificial sweeteners and sugar causes tooth decay and erosion; however, xylitol improves oral hygiene. Xylitol has properties that might be permanent that will help reduce the chances of tooth decay to occur. It has brought us with consistent test results and trials that proves low decay rates.

It is suggested to consume xylitol only up to 15 grams daily, which is found in many types of foods. Foods such as mushrooms, oats, raspberries, and strawberries are examples of sample foods that contain low amounts of xylitol. Toothpastes, gums, and mouthwashes also have traces of xylitol. Tablets are available also for people who cannot consume the recommended amount of xylitol through food or dental products.

Xylitol contains up to 40% less calories than table sugar and is a great substitute for sugar. If in your diet you are watching your sugar intake cautiously, you can count on xylitol as a safe alternative to regular sugar as noted by the FDA in the 80s.

We create bacteria in our mouth, more so after we eat, that can produce acid. With xylitol, bacterial numbers plummet in your mouth up to 90%! This means consuming xylitol is most efficient right after eating food. Xylitol also has other non-dental benefits that makes it amazing including preventing some ear infections and improving respiratory health. Xylitol is a must have for healthy teeth for not only yourself, but your entire family.


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