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Jenny To, PhD

Dr. Jenny To is a contributing writer for Bristle. Jenny received her PhD in Oral Biology from the University of Washington, and her BS in Microbiology from the University of Washington. She is inspired by the technical aspects of innovative molecular methods, demonstrated by a diverse portfolio including 20+ journal manuscript submissions.

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Jenny To, PhD

The Oral-Gut Axis: Digestive disorders and the oral microbiome
The oral cavity is more than just an entry point to the digestive system. A growing body of evidence continues to highlight this connection – especially in respect to the microbiomes and their impact on health.
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Cancer and Your Oral Microbiome
You already know certain risk factors, like smoking, lead to cancer. But did you know that a large, growing body of research is connecting poor oral health and a dysbiotic oral microbiome to cancers throughout the body? Here we’ll take a close look at how gum disease may influence cancer and what members of the oral microbiome play a role in tumor development.
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