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Chewing Gum Ingredients & Your Teeth (video)

Chewing Gum Ingredients & Your Teeth (video)

You’ve heard the claims: Chewing gum helps fight cavities, freshen breath and whiten your smile. But how do these statements stand up against science? Watch this to find out.

Related: 5 Foods to Eat for a Healthier Smile

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11:10AM PST on Mar 6, 2013

Interesting article. I am not a gum chewer and I agree with Nimue that eatting carrots can create the salava; however it doesn't do away with food particals. Thus, eat a carrot or other veggie than drink a big glass of water. American's do not drink enough water which is vital for all of our internal organs.

5:02PM PST on Mar 3, 2013


12:06PM PST on Jan 27, 2013

Disgusting stuff.

11:07AM PST on Jan 26, 2013


10:33AM PST on Jan 26, 2013

Does sound too good to be true.

12:58AM PST on Jan 26, 2013

I doubt that this ad will set me off masticating all over the place!

6:32PM PST on Jan 25, 2013

The act of chewing promotes saliva production, it's the chewing that helps you, not the horrid gum. Chew a carrot or some celery. Forget the gum, it's not good for your health.

12:58PM PST on Jan 25, 2013


12:03PM PST on Jan 25, 2013

Thank you

10:37AM PST on Jan 25, 2013

not a gum chewer myself. thanks for the article.

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