How Genetics Can Affect Your Dental Health
15th / August / 2017
Genes are known to increase the risk of certain diseases in our body, even teeth. As it turns out from research, your poor dental health could have been taken from your parents.
- People with parents who suffered tooth decay are more prone to cavities.
- You have more chances of developing orthodontic problems if your parents have crooked or uneven teeth.
- People in family lines with autoimmune disorders are more susceptible to gum disease.
Regardless of genetics, maintain oral hygiene, avoid smoking and regularly visit the dentist.
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