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Dog toxic xylitol in gums, mints, desserts ... and now drugs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Fri 04 Feb 2011 12:10pm I've written about the dog-toxicity of the popular sugar substitute xylitol so often and so fervently that a Google search for "xylitol and dogs" digs up my past posts on the subject among the first several findings. And that's cool. But it's not nearly enough. Indeed, the fact that I'm up there tells me precious few people are getting the news. ... Read on »
Xylitol Gum by Xylitol Gum Posted Wed 28 Jan 2009 6:37am This new reward property Read on »
Source of xylitol for mints/gum by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Sat 07 Aug 2010 8:39am Dear Dr. Ellie, I would like to order both the mints and gum for my 2.5 yo DD but first, can you tell me from what countries the xylitol is imported and how it is derived (i.e., corn, birch or other source)?  Thank you! S Hi S, Thank you for your message and for your question. For a two year old child, you w ... Read on »
Review of Zellies Gum by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Thu 26 May 2011 10:55pm NOTE FROM ZELLIES:  We post the Q & A From emails to Dr. Ellie here, and hope that you find the information helpful. Dr. Ellie also offers gums, mints and other products through her websites, and we hope you consider making a purchase. While it is not common, like any business, we sometimes get negative reviews and comments. We welcome any and ... Read on »
Xylitol Sensitivity by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Thu 09 Feb 2012 12:00pm Dear Dr. Ellie:  I am very interested in improving and maintaining the health and appearance of my mouth and teeth and I came across your website and have been using the complete system but am having issues with the xylitol.  Even one exposure to gum or dissolving crystals in water is causing me bloating, gas , and diarrhea.  Will I still ... Read on »
Journal of Personal Science: Xylitol Cures Lichen Planus and Geographic Tongue by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 12:00am Xylitol Improves Lichen Planus and Geographic Tongue by Evelyn M., Westchester County, NY Background In my forties I am now 75 my gums started to bother me. Newly-returned to the United States from Iran, I searched for a good dentist. The first one told me to get a cap on a tooth with a small chip. That was no help. A collea ... Read on »
Toddlers Teeth and Xylitol by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 10:29pm Dear Dr. Ellie: Hello My 18 month old son has white spots across the top of his teeth near his gums. We brush every day. He still nurses a lot at night I'm wanting to prevent cavities. I'm a little concerned about the spot across the top of his teeth. My girlfriend told me about xylitol. What do I have to order and how often do I have it use i ... Read on »
Xylitol in Drinks by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Tue 13 Jul 2010 12:00am ***PLEASE NOTE: we have a new website: , so many of the links from this blog before this post, may be broken. We are working to fix this, but in the meantime, please check the website if you are looking for information or Zellies Xylitol Mints and Gum.*** Dear Dr. Ellie: I was w ... Read on »
Chewing Gum, Good or Bad? by Dr. Dean Brandon Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 5:20pm Is chewing gum bad for your teeth? Should I let my child chew gum? To get right to the point, chewing gum is ok! In fact, there are studies that indicate chewing gum stimulates salivary flow and inhibits the bacteria that cause tooth decay. This is especially useful when chewed right after a meal. Of course, brushing right after would be t ... Read on »
Gum, part 2: chew on this! by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jan 2012 4:37pm I posted recently about giving up chewing gum a while back because I couldn't find any that didn't have nutrasweet. And nutrasweet, for me, is poison, causing migraines and other nervous system issues. Having it in the form of gum is like having a slow IV drip of poison all day long (because I tend to chew a piece of gum for a couple hours, the ... Read on »