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Is Chewing Gum Better Than Flossing?

It’s long been told that chewing gum is great for your teeth, but is it? Could it be a replacement to flossing?

Read More:
Quantification and Qualification of Bacteria Trapped in Chewed Gum
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0117191
“Chewing of gum contributes to the maintenance of oral health. Many oral diseases, including caries and periodontal disease, are caused by bacteria.”

Chewing Gum Removes up to 100 Million Bacteria
http://www.realclearscience.com/journal_club/2015/01/21/chewing_gum_removes_bacteria_from_your_mouth_109038.html
“Chewing gum has already been shown to boost cognitive function and suppress appetite. Now scientists have provided another reason to do it.”

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