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Dentist Alpharetta: Chew Gum…with Xylitol

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chewing-gumAnd help prevent ear infections.

Studies have shown that chewing gum that contains xylitol can help prevent cavities, but also can help prevent ear infections.[1]  While the natural act of chewing helps with the removal of earwax and clearing the middle-ear, the presence of xylitol in your system helps prevent the growth of bacteria in the Eustachian tubes between your ear and nose.

While regular brushing and flossing are the necessary part of your daily oral health regimen, chewing gum with xylitol may be something you’ll want to add to morning or afternoon commute.  Our goal is to provide you with oral health options and this is definitely one of them.

If we can answer your additional concerns and questions, please feel free to contact us or schedule a complete oral exam.

Novy Scheinfeld, DDS, PC

290 Carpenter Drive, 200A

Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA 30328


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Author: Drs. Novy and ZoAnna Scheinfeld and Hanna Orland

Our team provides your family with contemporary, rewarding, and comfortable dental care. In our Sandy Springs office, patients come first. Everything we do, from the office design, to our clinical and management training, to the friendly atmosphere we foster in the practice, is for your pleasure and satisfaction. Dr. Scheinfeld, a graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry and her associates understand the importance of balancing health and beauty for an amazing smile. Our comprehensive studies in cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and general dentistry, supported with state-of-the-art technology, deliver the strong, healthy, beautiful smile you deserve—the smile you'll feel comfortable sharing with your world.

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