Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Wed, 24th Jul 2013

Sweeties: suck or crunch?

Sweets (c) Curt Smith

We brush away at this question: is it better for your teeth to suck on, or chew, your sweets?

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  • Is it more tooth-friendly to suck, or crunch a sweet?

    Is it better for your teeth to suck a sweet until it's gone, or to crunch it? The former method I would think allows the sugar to be in your mouth for longer, but the latter leaves sticky bits of sweet stuck to your teeth.. Question applies to wine gums and to boiled ...

 

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