The Oral Microbiome’s Role in Heart Disease, Lung Disease, and Cancer

Envision this: it's summertime, and you leave a banana peel on the kitchen counter. The next thing you know, fruitflies are inhabiting your space as though they pay rent, and they have found their way to the rest of your house. It goes without saying that no one likes fruit flies, and if your house were a sentient being, we're sure it's probably more irritated than you are. What if we told you that your body's equivalent to a rotten fruit is... a rotten tooth? And that your body's equivalent to an irritated house is... your body? Take a look with us as Dr. Bonnie explores how periodontal health plays an integral role in the development of diseases beyond the mouth.