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tried gum for the first time and my son hated it-he was gagging-he has some oral motor issues for which he gets speech for. We tried 3 different brands/flavors-all with the same reaction. Other than the gum and toothpaste, how else can I get xylitol onto his teeth?

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Spry makes a xylitol gel for kids that can be eaten. I just rub it on DD's teeth every evening before bed after I brush her teeth. It comes In "regular" which is just sweet like sugar and "strawberry banana" flavor which tastes nice. It's a thin gel kind of like K-Y jelly and I've been giving it to my daughter since she was a baby. She loves it.

 

This is the old bottle for babies:

http://www.amazon.com/Spry-Kids-Tooth-Original-Flavor/dp/B000LSVJGK

 

And this is what I give her now:

http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/xlear-introduces-strawberry-banana-flavored-kids-spry-tooth-gel-1327043.htm

 

You can get it much cheaper without the banana brush to go with it.


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