Effects of Probiotics on Oral Health


Abdullah Rahmani


Studies examining the function of the microbes living inside the human body in various contexts over the past few decades have shown how easily they can be controlled to treat and prevent diseases. For more than a century, probiotics have been used to treat infections and inflammation, one of their most notable uses. Despite the advantages of other probiotics, gastrointestinal infections, urogenital infections, tooth decay, and periodontal disease can all be treated or prevented with the help of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus species, the ones that are most often used. Influence of the gut microbiota, a probiotic therapeutic target, since a variety of bacteria species reside in the gastrointestinal tract that influences host metabolism and immune response either directly or indirectly, and can also be seen in the biology of the defense system. Therefore, it is not unexpected that probiotics have shown promise in reducing the symptoms of inflammatory disorders that affect humans, including inflammatory bowel illness; type 1 diabetic, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis, among others. This review's goal is to evaluate the possibility of probiotic-based treatment techniques to limit infection and the onset of inflammation in human patients.


Probiotics, Halitosis, Periodontal diseases, Dental caries


How to Cite
Rahmani , A. (2023). Effects of Probiotics on Oral Health. NUIJB, 2(01), 40–47. Retrieved from https://nuijb.nu.edu.af/index.php/nuijb/article/view/14


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