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.”

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/are-orthodontic-issues-hereditary/

Print Friendly

Comments are closed.

We promise to:

  • - Treat you as an individual with respect and understanding
  • - Listen and respond promptly, sympathetically and constructively to all comments
  • - Offer the latest techniques using high quality materials under stringent cross-infection control
  • - Be mindful of the need for confidentiality
  • - Try our very best to keep to time
  • - Continually strive to acquire new knowledge, skills and technology