Townie® Poll

Xylitol

Poll conducted from 6/1/2012 To 7/1/2012

Do you recommend daily xylitol use?
234 total votes
82%
Yes
18%
No
How often do you personally use xylitol products?
188 total votes
41%
Once in a while
22%
Once a day
15%
Three times a day
22%
I strive for five xylitol exposures each day
Which products do you recommend?
182 total votes
45%
100% xylitol sweetened products
31%
Products with xylitol in the top three ingredients
25%
Any product that contains some xylitol
How often do you recommend your patients chew xylitol gum or eat xylitol mints/candy?
174 total votes
16%
Once a day for those at risk of caries
1%
Once daily for pregnant mothers
22%
After meals and snacks for children at risk of caries
11%
After meals and snack for all children
50%
At least five xylitol exposures daily for all patients
Are you aware that xylitol use several times each day reduces plaque accumulation by 50 percent?
187 total votes
74%
Yes, that is one reason I recommend xylitol
26%
No, I’m not aware of that research
Do you recommend daily xylitol nasal wash to prevent ear infections in children?
190 total votes
29%
Yes
71%
No
What is your favorite 100 percent xylitol chewing gum?
0 total votes
Do you recommend daily xylitol nasal wash to prevent sinus infections?
190 total votes
31%
Yes
69%
No
Do you recommend xylitol containing toothpaste and mouthrinse?
187 total votes
63%
Yes
37%
No
Where do you get xylitol information and research?
185 total votes
23%
Hygienetown articles and message boards
12%
Print magazines
17%
CE speakers
8%
Company representatives
40%
Various Web sites

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