Take the guesswork out of your oral health
Get insight into the root cause of bad breath, tooth decay, gum inflammation, and other conditions with an at-home oral microbiome test. Receive personalized product, hygiene, and diet recommendations to start improving your health.
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How it works
Order your test
We’ll send you a kit, collect a saliva sample at home, and mail it back to our lab.
Get your oral health report card with a breakdown of the bacteria and fungi in your mouth.
Receive personalized diet, lifestyle, hygiene, and oral care product recommendations.
Meet your coach
Our oral health experts will talk you through your results and care plan.
Monitor over time
Track how changes you make improve your health through recurrent testing.
Shivan SarnaHolistic & Gut Health Expert
Good health starts with a healthy mouth.
The Bristle test can help identify the root cause of symptoms, including:
Your oral health is driven by your oral microbiome
The mouth is home to the second largest microbiome in your body with trillions of microbes, some beneficial and others harmful.
Each individual has between 100 - 200 bacterial species in their mouth on average, and factors like nutrition & hygiene determine which species you have.
Most oral diseases and conditions are caused by an overabundance of harmful microbes.
Your oral microbiome impacts your overall health
Oral bacteria are associated with a range of systemic and chronic conditions including:
Adverse pregnancy outcomes
Optimizing your oral health is critical to gut, brain, heart, and whole-body health & wellness.
Test your oral microbiome
Measure the 100+ beneficial and harmful oral bacteria and fungi in your mouth.
Get your oral health report card
With scores for tooth decay, gum inflammation, halitosis (bad breath), gut inflammation, and beneficial bacteria.
Get 1:1 coaching with an oral health specialist
Speak with your Bristle coach to review your results and receive a personalized care plan.
Optimize your routine
Start following your individualized diet, hygiene, and oral care plan.
Track your progress
With subscription testing, quantifiably monitor how changes you make impact your oral health scores and microbiome.
Example product titleWe believe good health starts with a healthy mouth. The Bristle Oral Health Test shows you the levels of good and bad bacteria in your saliva, with personalized insights to optimize and maintain your oral health.
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Former Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospitals and team surgeon for the Chicago Blackhawks
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