I always recommend for my patients to buy Trident sugarless gum with xylitol. The main reason is because chewing this type of gum has plenty of positive benefits. If you are at high risk for dental caries, suffer from dry mouth, or need a breath saver after snacks or meals, then Trident with xylitol should be your new best friend.
Xylitol, the main ingredient in this gum, is what helps fight those acids that are released by plaque, which break down the enamel of our teeth and eventually lead to dental caries. It helps neutralize the environment and essentially starves and kills the caries-forming bacteria.
This gum can also help remove food that may have been left on the chewing surfaces of our teeth, helping them stay cleaner after meals or snacks. Chewing can also help stimulate saliva production, giving some much needed relief to those that suffer from dry mouth. Last, but not least, it can help neutralize odors, creating a nice and fresh smelling breath.
I love the fun fruity flavors, especially the one below, so try them out and see which one you like, let me know ;-)