Xlear specializes in products based on xylitol, a natural sweetener with unique health benefits. Xlear has patented product because of medical research into the ability of xylitol to control the proliferation and adherence of various bacteria to the mucous membranes in the mouth and upper respiratory passages. Also, the ability of Xlear to provide biofilm control in and around teeth has resulted in the dental community’s interest and support of Xlear product lines. Furthermore, Xylitol as a natural sweetener has assisted people with diabetes and the control of blood sugar levels.