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    Is There a Relationship Between Genetics and Poor Dental Health?

    teeth health smile dentistThose who have poor teeth could be suffering due to genetics just as much as poor oral hygiene. Research shows that the size and shape of teeth and their vulnerability to cavities are impacted by genetics. Even gum disease can be associated with an inherited poor immune response.

    Other findings include:

    – Crooked teeth and need for braces is partially genetic.

    – Poor dental hygiene can exacerbate such conditions.

    – Proper dental care is essential to enjoy a healthy mouth.

    “Based on the genes you have, you may actually have an increased risk for tooth decay”

    Read more:

    http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/are-genetics-to-blame-for-poor-dental-health/

    Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

    Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.

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