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Good Sugar?

April 27th, 2011

Good Sugar?
Remember the basic equation?  Sugar and carbohydrate in the diet is used by bacteria to produce acids that cause tooth decay.  That goes for common sugar (sucrose) and most carbohydrates such as fructose in fruits.  Other sugars cannot be used by bacteria and so they do not cause dental disease.  These are the sugar alcohols such as sorbitol and mannitol.  They are often found in diet foods or foods and snacks designated as safe for diabetics. Read More »

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