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Will continued use of Cold EEZ cough drops cause tooth

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will continued use of Cold EEZ cough drops cause tooth decay?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dental
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Dentist: Stewart Shernan,
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Hello there,

Cold EEz cough will not contribute significantly to tooth decay. This is because, unlike many and most "lozenge" type cough or cold drops,Cold EEZ sugar-free lozenges are just that : sugar free - neither natural sugars (such as honey or maple syrup) or otherwise. So it does not "feed" the bacteria that ultimately cause tooth decay. the sweetener in Cold-eez iz Zinc Gluconicum - also known as inc Gluconate. It is actually a Zinc salt. It is not cariogenic (cavity causing) by chemical nature. That's a very good thing !

Let me know if you need additional information to answer your question. Otherwise a positive feedback would be greatly appreciated.

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Dr shernan

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Dentist: Stewart Shernan,
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Hi Rich,

If you need additional information to answer your question let me know - I'd be happy to provide it. Otherwise a positive rating would be much appreciated.

Be well,

Dr Shernan

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Dentist: Stewart Shernan,
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Hi Rich,

Please let me know if you need additional information from me to answer your question. I'm here to help and happy to do so. Otherwise a positive rating would be much appreciated.

Be well,

Dr Shernan

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