Can I blame my parents for my crooked teeth?

30 December 2017
30 December 2017, Comments: 0

If you have crooked teeth, then you have probably inherited them from your parents. Their genes determine orthodontic aspects such as tooth size and positioning.

Key takeaways:

– If one parent had a large jaw and the other had crowded teeth, you may inherit both traits.
– Good oral health is down to you though – make sure you maintain a regular and thorough cleaning routine!
– Your dentist can inform you of options to improve your smile and your dental health.

“Certain factors about your smile were inherited from your parents.”

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