Is It Possible To Inherit Bad Teeth?

Research has shown that some people’s genetic makeup can make them more prone to certain oral conditions, like the ones mentioned below.

Key takeaways:

– Gum disease seems to run in certain families.

– Genetics can also affect the likelihood of having your teeth affected by decay.

– A family history of oral cancer could increase the chances of developing this disease.

Whether dental problems run in your family or not, it’s important that you follow the advice of your dentist on how to minimise the risks of developing oral disease.

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