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Afraid of cavities? Chew some gum!

Dr. Arvind Agarwal 88% (48 ratings)
BDS, MDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad  •  23 years experience
Afraid of cavities? Chew some gum!
As many people eat food away from their home, it may not be easy to floss or use a mouthwash to gargle. A great alternative is to chew a sugar-free gum immediately after eating. This is something that could be carried around easily, and could supplement the oral care routine. It helps reduce the risk of cavities.

Research has shown that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after eating or drinking can help reduce tooth decay risk by up to 40 percent !

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