Fungi and bacteria grow on body implants. A body implant provides a new habitat for bacteria and fungi, a new study reveals. The researchers have examined a number of implants such as screws implanted in the body in connection with surgery and discovered bacteria and fungi on them -- despite the fact that the patients have shown no signs of infection. Source 8g.
Does this mean that tooth filings and implants could be actually increasing the amount of bacteria in my mouth?