Treat Your Sweet Tooth with Xylitol!
Did you know that we encourage our patients to eat sweets? We encourage our patients to enjoy sweets made with Xylitol, a naturally occurring sugar alcohol derived from birch trees. Xylitol may be used in replace of conventional sugar, but has a few advantages over conventional sugar. For one, xylitol has a relatively low glycemic index. Xylitol has a glycemic index of 7 versus 100 for conventional sugar. The main reason why we love xylitol, as dentists and dental hygienists,