Oral microbiome, Periodontitis

The oral microbiome contains over 600 species of microbiota. Under normal conditions the predominant phyla are Firmicutes, Bacteriodetes, Proteobacteria, Actinobacteria, and Fusobacteria. The most abundant bacterial genera in the oral microbiome are members of the genus Streptococcus, but Abitrophia, Gemella, Granulicatella, and Prophyromonas are also extremely common. P. gingivalis is often present in the oral […]