Parents have so many things to worry about! Today’s parents have a vast array of decisions about whether or not to vaccinate their child, which diet is best, if cloth or paper diapers are preferable, and if it is safe for an infant to sleep in bed with the parents. Many of these choices carry the potential for positive or negative impact on the child, and parents want to make the right choice. Most parents also want their child to have nice...more
Xylitol isn’t just for young people! Many seniors accept dental problems, thinking they simply happen as teeth age.
Xylitol helps to keep teeth young and ageless – by preventing damage caused by plaque, mouth acidity or dry mouth. Xylitol can help protect the oral health of denture wearers– by protecting the mouth and lips from infections like thrush, oral sores or angular cheilitis.more
The Zellie’s Story
In the 1990s I worked as a dentist in Rochester New York, but I also helped to run a family restaurant. The restaurant employed over 60 waiters, bakers, bartenders and cooks.
As I chatted with restaurant employees they often told me stories about their sensitive, weak and damaged teeth. I noticed many were eating sugary breath mints, and I wondered why they didn’t use xylitol gum and mints...more
Your mouth is full of bacteria -- both good, protective, beneficial bacteria and harmful, disease-promoting bacteria. Just like with the bacteria in your gut, the goal for a healthy mouth is to promote the good, protective bacteria and keep the bad bacteria at bay. And guess what...xylitol does just that!
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Because xylitol is a sugar-free sweetener, many people incorrectly assume it must be an artificial sweetener and equate it to sugar substitutes like sorbitol mannitol and maltitol. Xylitol is totally different from regular sugar and from all the products called sugar alcohols. The microscopic structure of xylitol is unique - being a healthy 5-carbon design, called a pentose sugar, which is found naturally in our bodies and in many fruits and...more
It’s the New Year and suddenly everyone wants better health, relationships and finances! We know habits are hard to change, but the great news is that Zellie’s mints and gum offer a simple way to improve tooth health and gain control over at least one vital aspect of life.
Here are 4 easy ways to have healthier, stronger, and naturally whiter teeth:
1. Use Zellie’s pure xylitol mints and gum to protect teeth from the acidity of...more