Are your cavities caused by genetics?

Friends accuse me of thinking that everything is genetic. Well,  there is some truth to that accusation!  To be honest, though, there are a lot of things that have genetic connections that really surprise me.

I had always assumed that my cavities were due to bad dental hygiene and bad dietary choices. That is what the hygienist always said. It turns out, though, that genetics plays a big role in whether or not someone gets cavities.  As always, though, genetics combines with lifestyle and hab...


 

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