Guideline on use of Xylitol in kids to prevent cavities

Aug 22 2013

Guideline on use of Xylitol in kids to prevent cavities

Studies suggest kids that get 4-10 grams of xylitol per day (divided into 3 to 7 consumption periods) are less prone to cavities. It’s nearly impossible to get the therapeutic amount by chewing Trident Gum alone. Ask your pediatric dentist for options and check out this guideline by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: Xylitol Guideline for Kids

 

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