Considering the oral cavity is the gateway to both the lungs and the intestines, this paper addresses recent findings on the role of the oral microbiota in systemic diseases and overlap with either pulmonary or intestinal microbial patterns. A selection of the most recent insights is presented, based on data published between April 2020 and March 2021.
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Oral cavity as gateway to lungs and gut: latest insights about the impact of oral microbiota on systemic diseases
Microb Health Dis 2021;
Submission date: 03 Jun 2021
Revised on: 10 Jun 2021
Accepted on: 29 Jun 2021
Published online: 09 Sep 2021
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