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Your microbiome begins in your mouth. Why don't we look there more often?
14 November, 2019
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- Eighty percent of patients who've had heart attacks have gum disease, says Dr. Shahrzad Fattahi.
- Oral health is also implicated in forms of cancer, dementia, canker sores, and more.
- Fattahi says the future of medicine must also focus on saliva, as a whole new field of salivary diagnostics is emerging.