Xylitol and Your Dental Health

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After years of hearing how bad gum is for your teeth, are you ever surprised to see the ADA recommended chewing gums for sale alongside candy bars while you’re waiting to check out at the grocery store? Chewing gum that contains the sweetener xylitol has been recommended by dental organizations because it presents potential oral…

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Proteins and Periodontitis: Delving Into the Cause of Bone Loss

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Gum disease is one of the most widespread afflictions plaguing people across the world, on every continent. While mild forms, like gingivitis, may be logged in personal experience as more of a simple annoyance– bleeding, discomfort, redness– and can be reversed by stepping up one’s oral hygiene practices, serious gum disease, like periodontitis, has real…

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