Immune System Balance and Flexibility in Maintaining Good Oral Health

Immune System Balance and Flexibility in Maintaining Good Oral Health

The immune system is highly dynamic and flexible, changing in reaction to the surrounding environment. While it is well known that the immune system fights infection and cancers, including those of the dental, oral, and craniofacial region, it is less clear how it functions in the balance between oral health and oral disease. This initiative supports research to understand how the immune system remains flexible to maintain good oral health, both in the absence and presence of disease or injury, in order to develop new treatment strategies.

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