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Are Dental Conditions Hereditary?

dental-can-be-inheritGum disease, cavities, or crooked teeth might seem to run in families. You can reduce inherited risk factors through dental hygiene and by getting expert care from your dentist. 

Key takeaways:

  • A family history of gum disease is one of many risk factors associated with this condition.
  • Genetics affect dental enamel formation, and a weak enamel makes you vulnerable to disease.
  • Bacteria causing tooth decay could be passed on to children through shared utensils, but diet and oral health care will be a more significant factor.

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/is-poor-oral-health-hereditary/