Your Health For Tag "chewing gum"

  • Chew on this — sugarless gum can be good for teeth
    Nov. 12, 2021

    Chew on this — sugarless gum can be good for teeth

    General oral health

    Gum sweetened with sugar or corn syrup can contribute to plaque buildup, lead to erosion of your teeth’s enamel and increase your cavity risk. The more often you chew gum with sugar and the longer you chew each time, the more damage it can do.

  • Stains, Stains, Go Away
    Nov. 22, 2016

    Stains, Stains, Go Away

    General oral health

    With dinners, cocktail hours, company celebrations and family gatherings on the calendar this time of year, there are a lot of opportunities to sip drinks that can stain your smile.1 Coffee, red wine, soda and tea are all culprits that may dull your teeth. If you don't want to skip them altogether, here are a few... More »

  • Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share
    Feb. 20, 2014

    Sometimes It's Sweet to Not Share

    General oral health

    Whether talking treats or toys, we're typically taught from a young age that sharing is important. When it comes to items we put in our mouths, though, the best way to show you care is to not share. That's because cavity-causing or gum-disease germs can be passed from mouth to mouth through saliva. Here are... More »