If you have inherited a bad set of teeth and gums, regular brushing and flossing might not be enough. Let’s look at the difference between genetic factors and lifestyle habits.
- The spacing of your teeth is often inherited from your parents.
- Issues within the jaw can also be caused by genetics.
- Bad habits such as improper brushing and failing to see the dentist are perfectly reversible.
“Having parents with poor dental health could predispose you to having the same issues, so you’ll need to be extra vigilant about your oral care.”
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