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Wrigley's Extra Ice Peppermint Sugarfree Chewing Gum, Classic Mint Flavour, Bright Smile, With Xylitol, Helps with Oral Hygiene for Healthy Teeth & Gums, 30 x 10 Packs

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This will reduce the acid—and therefore reduce decay," says Deborah Yarmush, DDS, a dentist in Walpole, Massachusetts. Sorry to burst your bubble, but even though you don't swallow it, there are some scary-sounding ingredients in chewing gum—along with unneeded sugars—that can still impact your health. You should always be careful to check the ingredients on the Extra chewing gum packaging itself if you think your dog has ingested gum that may contain xylitol.

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If your dog has eaten any of the above or any other chewing gums, you need to check the ingredients and contact your vet as soon as possible if the gum contains xylitol. I'd like my clients who chew a lot of gum to be aware of how much sugar or sugar alcohols they're consuming. Some of our partners may process your data as a part of their legitimate business interest without asking for consent. To maintain the sweet taste in sugar-free gum, sucrose is often swapped for sugar alcohols such as sorbitol.In 2011, Extra Oral Healthcare Program partnered with the Chinese Ministry of Health to launch a three-year community oral care education pilot program, which establishes community dental clinics, trains local dentists and establishes oral care records for 7,000 families across 14 communities. Sugar and dextrose add to the calories and carbs, while aspartame and acesulfame K amplify the sugar alcohols. You should always make sure to check the particular packet you have for the most accurate and up-to-date ingredient data on the gum.

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We know, this is all a little sticky trying to navigate, so we took a closer look at all the options out there for you. Gum not only can remove food lingering on the teeth from a previous meal or snack, but it also stimulates saliva production. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is naturally found in plants such as vegetables and fruits and is often used as a substitute for sugar in sugar-free products such as mints and chewing gum. Per 1 piece: 10 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 0 mg sodium, 2 g carbs (0 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 1. This saliva coats your teeth in calcium and phosphate, which neutralize the acids produced by plaque bacteria.Even if the pack doesn’t explicitly state that it contains xylitol, the ingredient may be included in the ingredients list under the term “sugar alcohol”. This quick release of a large amount of insulin into your dog’s bloodstream results in a rapid drop in blood sugar level which can have a life-threatening effect on your pet if it is left untreated. Added colors, BHT, and oodles of different sweeteners are hidden in this gum that's sneakily named after produce. This ingredient will be one of the first things that you will need to check if your dog has eaten your chewing gum and is showing signs of illness.

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If you're looking for something to gnaw on though, there are certain ingredients to look out for that are major red flags. Extra was launched in 1994 as the Wrigley Company's first ever sugarfree product, and became one of the most popular brands of chewing gum in the United States within a few years. The small amount of organic raw cane sugar for sweetness may be easier for some to digest than gums made with xylitol," Hyman says.Gum can also help you steer clear of the mindless munchies, adds Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN, creator of BetterThanDieting. Hyman's opposed to the artificial flavors, titanium dioxide, artificial sweeteners, artificial colors, and BHA.

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If a packet of gum displays the term “sugar-free” on the package, there is a chance that it contains this ingredient. Renowned for its wide range of gum and mints, as well as other popular brands of hard and chewy sweets.This symptom may take a few days to become apparent and will show in a lack of appetite, tenderness around the abdomen area, and vomiting. If you believe your dog has an intestine blockage you should take them to the vet so they can get an x-ray of the area. Some Extra Gum flavours do not contain xylitol, the Trident brand also has some flavours which do not contain this ingredient. Here is a breakdown of the main Extra flavour brands and whether they contain the natural sweetener xylitol or the artificial sweeteners sorbitol ad glycerol. Flavored naturally and sweetened with raw cane sugar, the ingredient list on this chewing gum is dentist-approved.

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