Xylitol, It Looks As If You Have A Great Allie In Erythritol!

Erythritol seems to offer xylitol-like benefits for the mouth. Erythritol, like xylitol comes from the sugar alcohol (polyol) family.  Both the words “sugar alcohol” and the names like xylitol and erythritol give these all natural sweeteners an uphill battle from the get go.  When these words are used in conversation, most people give it a

2017-03-06T23:06:55+00:00 Tags: |

What You Need to Know about Xylitol – Yes, That Stuff That Is in the Gum

Xylitol is a 100% natural sweetener. It can be found in berries, fruit, vegetables, mushrooms, corn and birch. It also occurs naturally in our bodies – in fact, an average size adult makes up to 15 grams of xylitol a day.  Xylitol is a white crystalline substance that looks and tastes like sugar, yet the

2017-03-06T23:06:56+00:00 Tags: |

Vita Myr Healthy Mouth and Gums Giveaway

This week we are happy to be showcasing the Vita-Myr line of products.  I came across the Vita-Myr line because I was in desperate need for a children’s toothpaste that that was effective, free of unnecessary chemicals and was tolerated well by children’s often finicky taste buds. Not only is Vita Myr a great

2017-07-01T22:03:47+00:00 Tags: |

Toddler Tooth Brushing Made Easy!

Many parents often feel frustrated when it comes to their children and teeth cleaning. If you are feeling this way, sometimes it's good to know that you are not alone. Still, we all know that the job needs to be done, so if you find that you may be feeling the frustrations that I

Cavity Fighting Lollipops – Could It Be True?!

We’ve been talking about xylitol and how it helps to prevent decay and dry mouth lately, so I thought it would be fitting to add in a breakthrough product that not only helps to prevent decay, but these lollipops actually FIGHT decay! Dr. John's Herbal Lollipops combine great tasting, orange-flavored sugar-free candy formula with

2017-04-09T21:55:38+00:00 Tags: , , |

Xylitol and Candy, a “Healthy” Approach to “Candy”

Candy is bad, candy is bad, candy is bad….we’ve heard it our entire lives!  The sugars in candy break down in the mouth causing an overall increase in PH of the mouth.  Sugars also help to “feed” the plaque, which is in part what helps create cavities.  Recent studies have allowed us to understand that

2017-03-06T23:07:08+00:00 Tags: , |

Why Dentists Are Recommending Xylitol

The granular form of this sweetener can be used in the same quantity as sugar for everything from sweetening beverages to baking cookies and other treats, and it's just as sweet as sugar. But here's the big news: xylitol actually helps prevent cavities! How Does Xylitol Work? Tooth decay starts whenever particles of food (especially

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