Systemic Diseases and the Oral Microbiome
The Mouth's Influence on the Heart, Lungs, and Everything Else

How the mouth leads to broader systemic diseases

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.

The Mouth: Fun, Flirty, and Full of Bacteria
An Overview of the Mouth and Bacteria

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…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Starts in the Mouth?
The oral microbiome, RA and Periodontal Disease

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.`