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Genetic Conditions and Dental Problems

September 28, 2021

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Jim Hartsfield, E. Preston Hicks Endowed Professor of Orthodontics and Oral Health Research, UK College of Dentistry

KY Smiles Episode 1

Welcome to the latest Talking FACS collaboration, Kentucky Smiles on Talking FACS.  Through these podcast shows, presented in partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, we will share important topics and issues related to dental health.

On this episode, Dr. Jim Hartsfield shares information about genetic conditions that affect our teeth and mouth.  He explains dental problems that many people experience but may not have realized were related to genetics.

For more information:

Dr. Jim Hartsfield Faculty & Staff | The College of Dentistry

Dentistry | UK HealthCare

UK Dentistry on Facebook

UK Dentistry on Twitter

Related articles:

Tooth Agenesis - NORD (National Organization of Rare Disorders)

Abnormalities of Teeth University of Missouri, Kansas City umkc.org