Maltitol is used in the manufacturing of sweets, including sugarless hard candies, chewing gum, chocolates, baked goods and ice cream. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used as an excipient. Further, it is used as a plasticizer in gelatin capsules, humectant, emollient and a low-calorie sweetening agent. It is involved in the study to investigate the comparative effects of the maltitol chewing gums on reducing plaque.
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