Chewing gum is a popular activity nowadays, but not all chewing gums are created equal. While most chewing gums are packed with sugar, not all chewing gums are bad for your teeth!
In reality, chewing gum can improve your oral health. At AV Dental Wellness Group in Lancaster, California, we offer patients specialized advice on maintaining a healthy diet and adopting healthy habits that can improve their dental health.
Chewing gum is a soft, rubbery substance intended to be chewed, not swallowed. Although recipes differ between manufacturers, all chewing gums contain the following essential ingredients:
Chewing gum has the following health benefits:
When buying gum at the grocery store, search for sugarless gum with the ADA (American Dental Association) seal on the package. The ADA seal indicates that the product is both safe and beneficial for oral health.
Instead of reaching for a sugary pack of gum that may damage your teeth, read the packaging and choose a sugar-free variety with components that are proven to prevent plaque and tooth decay.
For more dental and diet advice, as well as the best dental treatments and procedures in Lancaster, California, contact AV Dental Wellness Group at (661) 942-1179 or 151 E Ave. J, Lancaster, CA 93535.