Exploring the Health Benefits of Limosilactobacillus reuteri

Unlock the secrets of oral health with our RDH Solutions Lab as we delve into the fascinating world of Limosilactobacillus reuteri. Join us on a journey to explore its pivotal role in the oral microbiome and its potential to revolutionize dental hygiene practices.

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Navigating the complexities of addressing oral diseases requires a comprehensive approach. The intriguing realm of health benefits extends to an exceptional probiotic bacterium, Limosilactobacillus reuteri, previously known as Lactobacillus reuteri (L. reuteri). Our mouths harbor diverse microorganisms in complex ecosystems, and maintaining a delicate microbial balance is paramount for overall oral health. L. reuteri, with its distinctive characteristics, has emerged as a pivotal participant in this intricate microbial interplay within the oral cavity.

Embarking on a journey from dental hygienist to microbiologist, we will delve into the science behind L. reuteri, its role in the oral microbiome, and its potential impact on various aspects of oral health. Exciting discoveries illuminate how L. reuteri could revolutionize the promotion of a healthier and happier mouth.

What You'll Learn:

  • Recognize the various mechanisms that probiotics facilitate health in the oral microbiome
  • Distinguish the efficacy of certain L. reuteri strains


Anne O. Rice, BS, RDH, CDP, FAAOSH

Anne O. Rice, BS, RDH, CDP, FAAOSH, founded Oral Systemic Seminars after almost 30 years of clinical practice and is passionate about educating the community on modifiable risk factors for dementia and their relationship to dentistry. Anne is a certified dementia practitioner, a longevity specialist, a fellow with AAOSH, and has consulted for Weill Cornell Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, FAU, and Atria Institute. Reach out to Anne at anneorice.com.

Moderator | Annie Walters, MSDH, RDH

Annie Walters is a licensed dental hygienist with 6+ years of experience as an oral health care provider. She received her undergraduate education from Northern Arizona University where she spent time caring for individuals in Guatemala and Indian Health Service sites. Since then, Annie has been practicing dental hygiene in various settings and has found an interest in volunteering within her community, as well as advancing access to care for individuals with specialized health care needs. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and has published literature in RDH Magazine. Annie has completed a Master of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Mexico, where she developed a chairside resource for dental hygienists to use when caring for patients with specialized health care needs. Annie currently practices clinical dental hygiene in Flagstaff, Arizona and serves as part-time faculty at her Alma Mater.

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