Licorice is a stick which you can nibble nicely. That's good for your teeth. It tastes very nice and sweet. It is sold in some sweets stores like candy. It is one of the few things from the candy store that are not bad for your teeth. In licorice is a sweetener that is 50 times sweeter than sugar but has no adverse effects on the teeth. Licorice is used as a flavor or fragrance compound in tobacco, drinks, candy, food and cosmetics.