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Old 10-24-2013, 01:04 PM
 
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“This is the first time it has been shown that ethnicity is a huge component in determining what you carry in your mouth. We know that our food and oral hygiene habits determine what bacteria can survive and thrive in our mouths, which is why your dentist stresses brushing and flossing,” Kumar said in a statement. “Can your genetic makeup play a similar role? The answer seems to be yes, it can.”
http://www.the-scientist.com//?artic...-by-Ethnicity/

PLOS ONE: Deep Sequencing Identifies Ethnicity-Specific Bacterial Signatures in the Oral Microbiome
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Old 10-24-2013, 03:02 PM
 
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Thanks for this!
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Old 10-25-2013, 06:10 PM
 
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Very interesting
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