Chewing Gum should be allowed!

Christina Espeleta

Why its good for you.

  • Studies have shown that chewing sugar-free gum after you have eaten can help clean your teeth and neutralize the acids released by the bacteria in plaque, which are harmful to tooth enamel.
  • Chewing gum can help prevent tooth decay.
  • Chewing gum increase the flow of saliva which washes away food.
  • Chewing gum improves your reactions

reasons not to chew gum.

  • Chewing gum may increase you junk food in-take.
  • It may trigger TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) in your jaw.
  • Can cause Tooth damage.
  • It may even cause Gastrointestinal Problems.

Christina's claim.

There are a few reasons why chewing gum should be allowed, especially in school.


  • some research suggest that gum can help you remember names, whiten your teeth, etc..
  • Mental tasks are done 20% more effectively while chewing gum and that's why it makes students "smarter".
  • Kids who chew gum during tests do 26% to 36% better.

There are many other reasons why gum should be allowed, please help me make gum allowed in my school.