Chew Gum for Increased Saliva Production

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Studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after you eat can help prevent cavities. The key to chewing gum’s efficacy is a actually the body’s first natural defense against oral emergencies: saliva production. It is not the gum itself that fights cavities. Rather, the act of chewing the gum increases saliva production. Saliva… Read more »