Whenever I see post-lunch tooth brushers in the SELF bathrooms, I'm hit with a wave of dental guilt. Although I know brushing after meals maximizes oral health, cleaning my teeth in a public bathroom seems counterintuitive. If you're like me, chewing gum may be the answer.
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According to the American Dental Association, chewing sugarless gum after eating can help prevent tooth decay. All natural Supersmile Whitening Gum fits the bill perfectly. Unlike artificially flavored gum, which can cause stomach upset, Supersmile Whitening Gum is sweetened with Xylitol, a natural sugar substitute proven to fight cavities.
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Although chewing gum shouldn't replace brushing and flossing, chomping down after meals can supplement the ADA's recommended twice daily brushing.
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