Sugar free gums according to ADA can have sweeteners such as polyol, a group of sweeteners that has alcohol attached to it. When you see a word with “ol”, that would be the sweeteners. Names such as xylitol and sorbitol are part of the polyol family. Another type of sweetener aspartame can be in sugar free gums. All these sweeteners do not give energy to bacteria that causes tooth decay.
About the Author
"I love to share with you great things happening in our office and informative dental tips that can help you."