We explore the oral origins of autoimmune diseases and how unbalanced microbial populations in your mouth might trigger their development.
Dr Bonnie360 explores how the oral microbiome interacts with the rest of the body, a possilbe mechanism for how gum disease may cause systemic diseases.
Most people have personal reasons to practice good oral hygiene, whether to get a whiter smile, have minty fresh breath to impress a date, or just to prevent cavities that require an unfun visit to the dentist. But most people…
New understanding of the oral microbiome is changing our ideas about oral health and disease, and is pertinent to our thinking about the role of the oral microbiome in systemic disease, including autoimmune diseases.
Research has demonstrated a link between periodontal (gum) disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease. Although oral health and joint pain may seem unrelated, what we are learning about the oral microbiome would tell us otherwise.`