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Pseudomonadales

Deciduous (baby) teeth are likely to be well-coated by Pseudomonadales bacteria, but these microbes are less heavily represented in adult oral microbiomes.

The bugs are commensal to our mouths (moreso to the mouths of children) and are also a common component of a healthy lung microbiome.

Although most Pseudomonadales are harmless, common, and necessary components of our microbiomes, a few species are well-known opportunistic pathogens that may occasionally cause infection. Other types are found more commonly in the airways of asthmatics. Even most strains associated with disease, however, are totally normal in small doses.

References 

1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3058002/ 

2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3359942/


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