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What is the best chewing gum for dentures?

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The best chewing gum for dentures is gum that doesn't stick to dental work, which includes brands such as Biotene and Freedent from Wrigley. Developed in 1975, Freedent was the first non-stick chewing gum, according to its website.

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Freedent was developed by Wrigley because many consumers wrote letters complaining that normal chewing gum stuck to their dental work, notes the Freedent website. The gum is available in spearmint, winterfresh and peppermint flavors, as of 2016. In addition to not sticking to dentures, Biotene helps to relieve oral and throat dryness, states its website. It also fights bad breath and reduces plaque and mouth sugars.

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