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The Oral Microbiota: a Literature Review for Updating Professionals in Dentistry-Part II


Microbiota; Oral hygiene; Systemic Diseases; Holistic health; Continuing Education.
Microbiota; Higiene oral; Enfermedades sistémicas; Salud holística; Educación continua.

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Barboza-Solís, C., & Acuña-Amador, L. A. (2021). The Oral Microbiota: a Literature Review for Updating Professionals in Dentistry-Part II. Odovtos - International Journal of Dental Sciences, 23(3), 45–56. https://doi.org/10.15517/ijds.2021.45330


In the first part of this literature review, published in October 2019 in this journal, we summarized the conceptual background of the oral microbiota, and the main methods used in microbiology to characterize oral organisms. We also presented the most studied bacteria species in the oral microbiota. In this second part, we will discuss the evidence regarding the biological plausibility linking the oral microbiota dysbiosis and systemic diseases, as well as the main factors and mechanisms suspected in this association.



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