Posted on May 11, 2020
Taking probiotics for digestive health has become very popular over the last few years. However, there are also certain types of probiotics made specifically for oral health! These probiotics help to prevent gum disease and dental cavities, keep your breath smelling fresh, and kill the bad bacteria in the mouth.
The number one difference between oral probiotics and other kinds of probiotics is that most of them focus on the bacteria in the gut. However, oral probiotics focus on bacteria that are important to the oral microbiome. Additionally, oral probiotics usually come in the form of chewable tablets or lozenges.
Below are a few benefits of oral probiotics:
Always talk to your doctor before taking any supplements. Oral probiotics have many benefits, but the best way to maintain your oral health is to follow a good at-home oral hygiene routine. This includes brushing twice a day, flossing every day, and visiting Meadows Family Dentistry every six months for a cleaning and a checkup. Our office is located here in Castle Rock, Colorado.