We all want to have healthy smiles. However, sometimes tooth decay or gum disease become obstacles in taking the best care of our teeth. For some people, it seems like no amount of brushing and flossing will prevent these issues, and they’re discouraged to find that they have yet another cavity during their dental checkup or advancing gum disease.

But is poor dental health caused by genetics? While research is ongoing, there is some evidence to suggest that genes do play a role in your oral health.

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Can Poor Dental Health Be Caused By Your Genetics?