We all know that sugar can lead to tooth decay as well as a variety of other health problems. But what about artificial sugars? Many people who can’t consume added sugar such as diabetics turn to artificial sweeteners as an alternative.

Since there are many sugar-free options available, this may seem like the safest move away from sugar. However, growing evidence points to the fact that artificial sweeteners aren’t any better for teeth—and may contribute to cavity formation.

An article by Dr. Omar Sattout. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: DO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS CAUSE CAVITIES?