• How Can Dental Floss Be Dangerous?

    12 days ago - By Mercola

    It is unfortunate how many fail to fully appreciate the impact your oral health has on your overall health. The delicate balance of bacteria in your mouth may be as important to your health as your gut microbiome. For example, periodontal disease affecting the soft tissues and bone is triggered by an increase in a gram-negative oral anaerobes bacteria, Porphyromonas gingivalis.
    This bacterium impairs your immune response, while dental cavities are linked to Streptococcus mutans. 1 Research has connected periodontal disease to Type 2 diabetes 2 and finds failing to brush twice a day...
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