Tooth decay is a prevalent and leading chronic disease among children, and among adults in certain geographic and socioeconomic areas. Hence its importance that dentists and dental hygienists realize the impact of teeth decay, and how to promote oral health education and how to help protect one's teeth from dental caries.
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A good time to chew sugar free gum are between the times one brushes during their teeth in the morning and at night. This could be as much as a 12-15 hour gap where one's teeth is more susceptible to tooth decay.
Examples of sugar free gum include Orbit and Trident.
If you have any questions on the role of sugar free gum in one's diet, be sure to consult with your Bellevue family dentist or hygienist. Happy holidays!
Dr. Peter Chien