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If two parents have a gap between their front teeth, would their child have a gap too?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Depends

Remember child inheriting genes from 2 parents, 4 grandparents, 16 great grandparents, etc.
Add to that environmental concerns, such as digit habits, and it's quite a complex situation. However, the probability is fairly high, so expect to take your child for their 1st orthodontic check-up at age 7.

In brief: Depends

Remember child inheriting genes from 2 parents, 4 grandparents, 16 great grandparents, etc.
Add to that environmental concerns, such as digit habits, and it's quite a complex situation. However, the probability is fairly high, so expect to take your child for their 1st orthodontic check-up at age 7.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics

In brief: Possibly

…but not necessarily.
Genetics can be quite hit or miss in any individual progeny.

In brief: Possibly

…but not necessarily.
Genetics can be quite hit or miss in any individual progeny.
Dr. David Galbraith
Dr. David Galbraith
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