Periodontitis and the effects on the lungs

This video is a representation of how periodontitis bacteria sticks to the lungs. The bottle represents the body, the straw is the esophagus, sponges are the lungs, and glitter represents the periodontits bacteria. Periodontitis is bacteria that forms in the mouth and deteriates the soft tissue in the gums. Periodontitis also causes and triggers many other issues in the body, an example would be when you swallow what is in your mouth, the bacteria floats down with what you are swallowing and goes through your body system. This bacteria could end up in your lungs and make you prone to respiratory infections such as pneumonia and bronchitis.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and effects on joints, hyaline cartilage and other connective tissues.

Kailani Smith Dr.Larson Anatomy and Physiology  STEAM project: Arthritis and connective tissue For my STEAM project, I will be covering part of the objective of “Describe in depth each type of epithelial and connective tissue. Be able to describe their function and location” More specifically I will be describing connective …