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Does Sugar Free Gum Help Prevent Cavities?

Many popular brands of sugar -free gum make the claim that the product prevents cavities. Is this really true?

Anahad O’Connor from the New York Times looks at these claims and concludes that “many brands contain an additive called xylitol, a natural sweetener known to fight cavity-causing bacteria. In practice, though, it’s not clear that . . . → Read More: Does Sugar Free Gum Help Prevent Cavities?