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Probiotics and their Impact on Oral Health

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA As oral health care providers we have the daily challenge of managing more than 700 different bacterial species that are found in dental biofilm.  Biofilm is impossible to prevent; however, there is a way to influence the content of the biofilm through oral probiotics. Streptococcus oralis, streptococcuss uberis and streptococcus rattus are …

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What Our Saliva Tells Us…

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Testing our saliva in dentistry continues to show its importance more and more! Nobody walks into their dental office expecting to get their saliva tested, right?? And afterall… what does it tell us and why is it important?! Consider this… You go to the dentist and they tell you your gums are …