Genes and your teeth

 teeth health smile dentistYour genetic makeup means that you could have similar dental problems to your parents. If they were prone to tooth decay, gum disease or had crowded teeth, you may be at risk too.
Key takeaways
– Oral health and size of teeth are influenced by genetics
– Improve your oral health by brushing, flossing and eating healthily
– See your dentist for regular checkups
People with poor immune systems or a family history of dental problems should discuss this with their dentist.
“Don’t use your genetic makeup as an excuse to not take care of your smile.”