Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener that can be found in plants, fruits, and vegetables.
Why We Use It
Xylitol has been shown to prevent dental decay. It achieves this by a number of ways - firstly, by preventing bacteria from being able to produce acid; prevent plaque formation and then raising the pH level of the mouth (making it less acidic).
Bacteria numbers are significantly reduced in the presence of xylitol.