Author

David Lin, PhD

David Lin is the Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Bristle. David received his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, his MS in Biology from California State University, Fullerton, and his BS in Biotechnology from the University of California, Davis. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Genentech before becoming a Scientist at Twist Bioscience. He has over 10 years of molecular biology, microbiology, genomics, and synthetic biology experience across academia, public health, and industry. He has an extensive background in infectious disease and genomics, which is highlighted by his 11 peer-reviewed publications, with 6 as first author.

Articles by

David Lin, PhD

How the oral microbiome affects nitric oxide and cardiovascular health
In this article we discuss the importance of a healthy microbiome for cardiovascular health and nitric oxide. We review all the research that has shown how the oral microbiome contributes to producing nitric oxide, and how you can improve your oral microbiome's ability to reduce nitrate, and whether mouthwash is indeed harmful to nitric oxide production.
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The 5 most abundant and common oral bacteria and what they mean for your health
Oral bacteria are important factors in oral and overall health. In this article we cover 5 of the most common and abundant oral bacteria in the oral microbiome, what research shows about these species, and how they might affect your health.
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The 6 types of bad breath and how to treat them
In this article, we discuss the different types of bad breath as defined by oral microbiome science, why conventional oral care doesn't address each one, and what you can do about each one.
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Improve your oral microbiome part 1: diet
In this article, we discuss how you can use diet to improve and change your oral microbiome.
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Can you get a yeast infection from oral sex?
You may be wondering if giving or receiving oral sex can cause a yeast infection. In this article, we cover the science of yeast infections in the mouth, vagina, and skin, and discuss whether yeast infections are triggered by oral sex.
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