The association between #oralhealth and systemic disease has been established for some time. Medical research has pointed to a link between health conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease. What’s still debatable though is how oral bacteria can have such an impact on the oral cavity that it could lead to health conditions in other parts of the body.
David Ojcius is the assistant dean of research and the chair of the Biomedical Sciences department at the University of the Pacific. Based in San Francisco, California, he specializes in medical research in immunology, microbiology, oral health, and cell biology. He has been part of numerous medical research projects and has been published in several medical journals.
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