I am a scientist-entrepreneur committed to transforming the fundamentals of oral health. I have several years of expertise in retail sales of consumer goods and also an accomplished microbiome scientist. My goal is to bring strong science based oral microbiome products to the consumer which address the root cause of various oral diseases.
Patrick Schwientek, PH.D.
CO-FOUNDER & CTO
I am a computational biologist specialized in genome research of industrial microorganisms. Over the last 10 years, I have been working in microbiome research identifying genomic features that confer beneficial traits to microorganisms and microbial communities.
David R. Drake, PH.D.
CO-FOUNDER & CSO
I am a professor of microbiology & infectious diseases. I am in the Institute for Oral Health Research in the College of Dentistry, University of Iowa. My research group focuses on the development of the oral microbiome in young children and changes in the microbiome that are associated with the onset of dental caries.
Jeffrey A. Banas, PH.D.
CO-FOUNDER & VP OF MICROBIOLOGY
I am a professor in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. My training and degrees (B.S., Ph.D.) are in microbiology. I use this background to direct a research laboratory devoted to understanding the microbial contributions to the development and progression of dental decay.