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The Mouth, the Oral Microbiome, and Systemic Inflammation

The Mouth, the Oral Microbiome, and Systemic Inflammation

By Cass Nelson-Dooley, MS Introduction While both professions deal with health, dentistry and medicine have diverged such that dentists alone handle oral health while the mouth is often an afterthought for the primary care provider. Yet the mouth is intimately...

The Mouth: A Mirror of Health or Disease

The Mouth: A Mirror of Health or Disease

The gastrointestinal microbiome is getting so much attention these days, but what about the mouth and pharynx? Doesn’t it all start there? In fact a number of conditions have to be just right to prevent dysbiosis of the mouth: saliva flow, pH, low-sugar diet,...

The Oral Microbiome Interview

The Oral Microbiome Interview

The oral microbiome is an important part of the gut microbiome and tending to its balance should be a routine part of any good “gut protocol.” Indeed, dysbiosis of the oral microbiome (and a leaky oral mucosa) might be key underlying imbalances in pathogenesis of...

LEAKY GUT

LEAKY GUT

https://youtu.be/7CmiNWc2BfA?list=PLxaa258TYv_QgU_QGlgUUZ3OBCA1ArhSJ If you’ve heard that autoimmune diseases have no cure, then your doctor may not know about leaky gut. Leaky gut, also known as intestinal permeability, describes a gut lining that is worn down and...