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Is peridontal disease hereditary ?

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Dr. David Kam
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Just like dental cavity, there is a strong hereditary factor!

In brief: Yes

Just like dental cavity, there is a strong hereditary factor!
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam
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Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Yes

Research shows there is a gene that predisposes some to getting gum disease.
That usually means that a little bit of plaque that may not cause problems in most, may cause a reaction in those that carry that gene.

In brief: Yes

Research shows there is a gene that predisposes some to getting gum disease.
That usually means that a little bit of plaque that may not cause problems in most, may cause a reaction in those that carry that gene.
Dr. John Francis
Dr. John Francis
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