“Before you swap [spit], check their breath, and if they pass the sniff test, then kiss away,” Dr. Kissing can give your immune system a boost More than 700 types of bacteria have been found in the human mouth, but no two people have the exact same makeup of oral germs, so exchanging saliva with someone can introduce new “foreign” bacteria into your body, which isn't a bad thing.“Trillions of microorganisms live on or inside us, and collectively they're known as the microbiome,” says Shilpa Ravella, M.
D., a gastroenterologist and an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Ravella points to a recent Dutch study that found that when we kiss for more than 10 seconds, about 80 million bacteria are transferred between us and our partner, which can introduce new and sometimes helpful bacteria into our mouths.
“The extra saliva helps remineralize teeth and protect them from acid attacks,” he says.
Even better, some experts believe that saliva's mineral ions can promote the repair of small lesions in tooth enamel—but again, oral hygiene is key.
The prospect of cooties didn’t bother me in kindergarten when I pinned down my crush at recess and laid one on him (though I was a little disappointed that he cried and stormed off toward the water fountain).
Fortunately my kissing abilities and understanding of consent have both improved since then, and it turns out that even if cooties are real, they might actually be good for your health.
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