The infection of the gums, gingivitis, is one of the most common untreated infections. With infected eyes, or infected ears, people will be fast to visit a clinic. The reason is that eye and especially ear infections often are quite painful, or at least very disturbing.
But unlike the eyes and the ears, the mouth is an organ much more apt to live with pathogens, often without causing problems on a level with ear and eye infections. After all, as food-intake organ, the mouth is designed in a much broader sense to deal with infectious agents, as well as with wounds caused during chewing.…