Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Is chewing gum good for teeth?


A current claim for Wrigley’s sugar-free chewing gum is that chewing it for 20 minutes after eating improves dental health and helps to prevent caries. Is there any evidence that chewing gum is good for teeth, and does the choice of gum matter?

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.