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Chewing gum and dental health--a review

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Recent evidence of the actions of chewing gum on plaque pH needs to be assessed against the background of other evidence, including clinical data. 'Sugar-free' gums are non-cariogenic and potentially beneficial in reversing early caries, while the potential cariogenicity of sucrose-sweetened gums can be modified by additives or selected patterns of use

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Edgar, W., Geddes, D. Chewing gum and dental health--a review. Br Dent J 168, 173–177 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.4807129

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