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Are biofilms always a problem?

I'm trying to heal my gut at the moment. I came across the concept of biofilm and biofilm disruptors. Just want to know is it always a good idea to try and minimize biofilm, or can they sometimes be beneficial? And is there anyway to test for biofilm either way? Thank you