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The quest for alternative dental tools begins with sugarless gum. If you are looking for alternative dental cleaners that can be used to help keep your mouth fresh and your teeth clean, you may want to consider sugarless chewing gum. Sugarless gum can be used after meals when brushing your teeth can be damaging to your smile due to abrasive toothpaste and the temporarily heightened sensitivity of your teeth after eating. Listed below are some frequently asked questions about sugarless gum:

Why is sugarless gum more suitable than regular gum for your oral health?
– Although regular chewing gum has the same cavity-preventing benefits that sugarless gum can provide, it also contains harmful sugars that can be harmful to your teeth.

Why does chewing gum improve your smile?
– Chewing gum is good for your smile because it helps facilitate the production of saliva which can help wash away harmful bacteria and neutralize harmful acids.

Can sugarless gum help protect against cavities?
– Studies have been done to show that regular chewing of sugarless gum after meals can help protect tooth enamel from the dangers of tooth decay and cavities.

Are there any other benefits for your smile that sugarless gum can provide?
– Sugarless gum has been shown to help prevent and protect your teeth against the dangers of heartburn and the harmful acids that can travel up your esophagus.

To schedule an oral exam with Dr. Steven Thompson and our team at our dentist office in Holley, New York, please contact Thompson Dental Care at 585-638-5435. We look forward to helping you soon!