Our bodies are amazing in their perfect form, we have teeth to chew and grind, enzymes in our saliva that begin breaking foods down, and from there, the digestive tract in its own beautiful functionality. But what happens when we get disease, when we lose teeth or experience hypo-salivation? What impact does this have on the rest of the food’s journey? Join us this week as Katrina discusses the Oral-Gut Axis!
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Yamazaki, K. (2023). Oral-gut axis as a novel biological mechanism linking periodontal disease and systemic diseases: A review. Japanese Dental Science Review, 59, 273-280.