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Do girls have stronger teeth than boys?

Boys have a reason to take care of their teeth more than girls. Recent studies show that boys tend to suffer from dental erosion and severe erosion, more than girls.

Key takeaways

– Female genes seem to give enamel extra protection. However, lifestyle factors can cause enamel weakening in both sexes.

– Causes of dental erosion are eating disorders, acid reflux, excessive smoking and alcohol consumption and poor oral hygiene.

– Acidic foods and drinks (including wine) can weaken enamel.

Read more here:

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-01-girls-stronger-teeth-boys.html

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.