Oral Bacteria: The Good, the Bad and the Beneficial

Did you know that your mouth could contain over 700 species of bacteria? Like a pond in a wood, your mouth is a thriving biome of biological activity, with hundreds of millions of lifeforms all living side by side. However, while some of these tiny microbes are good, and some are actually beneficial, others can harm your teeth and gums. Fortunately, since these microbes live in your mouth, you do have some control over which species you allow to thrive.