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could good teeth/bad teeth run in a family?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Genetics: Genetics play a large role in our overall health, and dental health/disease is included. Diet ; oral hygiene also play a deciding role.
Answered on Dec 4, 2013
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Combo: The health of your teeth relies on a combination of genetics and dental hygiene. Your genes are 60% of your tooth decay. Consult your dentist for preventive treatments.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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