Diseases Associated with Oral Polymicrobial Biofilms

  title={Diseases Associated with Oral Polymicrobial Biofilms},
  author={Mahmoud Rouabhia and Witold Chmielewski},
The human body can be defined as a symbiotic interaction between eukaryotic cells and prokaryotic cells. The body contains approximately ten times more microbial cells than mammalian cells. Fortunately, a large segment of the microbiome is both helpful and non-harmful, and constitutes the normal microbiome throughout the entire body. The digestive tract and the skin are the most microbial-rich sites containing approximately 1000 species of bacteria. The mouth is another site harbouring a… CONTINUE READING


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