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Did you know that you can help keep your mouth clean and free of food debris and acid that through the use of sugarless chewing gum? Even with an effective brushing and flossing daily routine, sugar-free gum can help you maintain your smile.

Did you know that you should wait 30 minutes after you eat to brush your teeth? This is because your saliva needs time to rinse away the acids from your foods and drinks. Sugar-free gum will stimulate the production of saliva which will neutralize the acids and hydrate your mouth.

By chewing sugarless gum, you can also lower your risk dental damage from for other heartburn. Heartburn occurs when stomach acids travel up your esophagus and into your mouth. Again, sugarless gum will produce saliva to remove the stomach acids and protect your teeth.

Do you still have questions about chewing gum and alternative dental cleaning routines and methods? Andrew Sieger and our team at our dental office in New Holland, Pennsylvania are always here to help you take steps to building a healthier you. You are welcome to call Backof Family Dentistry at 717-351-7342 to book an appointment with us to discuss your options for creating a better smile.