Want to prevent Alzheimer’s, Cardiovascular diseases, and several autoimmune diseases? The solution may lie in your mouth. Let’s take a look at how tending to your oral well-being could be life saving.
You’ve heard of the gut microbiome, but what about the oral microbiome? What goes on in your oral cavity has effects on your entire body. The mouth-body connection is little known, but critical to your overall health and well-being.
A myriad of microscopic organisms, bacteria, and fungi reside in our mouths--but recent findings in the emerging field of the oral microbiome show that they are actually helping rather than harming us! In fact, an imbalance in our oral microbiomes can cause many dental diseases. This makes it important for us to be able to track and maintain the microbial flora and fauna living withing our mouths. Here DrBonnie360 provides a reflection on her experience using CosmosID to sequence her oral microbiome.
Your mouth may be dark and slimy, but it is one of the most mighty parts of your body! There’s a whole other world inside your oral cavity that contributes to the entire health of your body. Learn more about your powerful oral microbiome and its role in systemic health here.
We all know that brushing and flossing are important for maintaining oral health, but have you ever considered exercise as a way to improve your oral well-being? Here DrBonnie360 dives into new potential connections between exercise, eating, mood, and the oral microbiome.
The bustling, teeming colonies of microorganisms in your mouth might be responsible for cancer in your pancreas. How do the critters in your mouth regulte such distant and severe diseases? Our visual annotated oral microbiome research bibliography conveniently provides you with a one-stop destination for exploring current research on the correlation between the oral microbiome and disease.
Antibiotics not only kill detrimental bacteria, but also healthy bacteria. Our friends from Daily Dental Care have a deep understanding of this concept, and so they've kept this in mind while developing their Oral Care Lozenges. Click here to find out more of how Daily Dental Care has allowed for the selective elimination of bad bacteria through careful nutrient regulation.
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Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Anna Simon, Ellen M. Martin Obtaining appropriate diagnosis, effective treatment, and quality care for autoimmune and chronic conditions is often quite challenging. If you have experienced such struggles, then you are not alone. Statistics show…
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