While some people work hard to keep their teeth and gums healthy, others don’t do much for their oral health and yet seem to skate by with wonderful teeth. How is this possible? Studies show that genetics play an important role in your oral health—perhaps even more than your environment or your diet. Unfortunately, we can’t pick the genes that were given to us, but we can choose to have healthy eating habits and take proper care of our teeth. So what influences whether or not your mouth is predisposed to cavities and is there anything you can do?

An article by Dr. Nhien Lu. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

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