The Mouth is a reservoir of sepsis. Fortunately, the bacteria are a balanced mixture that does not cause disease, as long as our resistant immune system is intact and the bacteria stay in the mouth.
However, the tissues of the mouth are thin and are easily breached by rough use, trauma, and accident. When the bacteria get past the skin they circulate in the blood throughout the entire body, in every organ.
Merely eating an apple can be an occasion for septicemia as is also true of having a tooth extracted.
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