How the Oral Microbiome Affects Whole-Body Health

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We interviewed Jocelyn Strand ND of Biocidin about how the oral microbiome affects whole-body health. You can watch the replay below.


In This Webinar

The oral microbiome consists of all the microbes living in the mouth, whether they are bacteria, viruses, yeasts or parasites. In this webinar, Dr. Jocelyn Strand will help us answer the following questions:

  • What is the oral microbiome?
  • What influences the composition of the oral microbiome?
  • How does the oral microbiome affect the health of the rest of the body?
  • How can a dry mouth negatively affect the oral microbiome?
  • What are some health conditions that can be directly affected by oral pathogens?
  • What can help improve the health of the microbiome?

Please note that you will be asked to provide your email address at the 30-minute mark to continue viewing the replay.

About Jocelyn Strand ND

Jocelyn Strand ND is the Director of Clinical Education at Biocidin®. Dr. Jocelyn possesses a reverence for botanicals, a passion for science, and a vision for increasing awareness about naturopathic medicine.

In her role with Biocidin® Botanicals, she monitors and participates in research, trains clinicians, and is a respected and engaging speaker.

Before joining the company in 2019, Dr. Jocelyn was a primary care provider specializing in GI system disorders, Lyme, and autoimmune conditions. She graduated from Bastyr University in Washington in 2005 with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine.

Disclaimer

This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.

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