Good Oral Health for Kids Means Better Grades and Less School Absences

Good Oral Health for Kids Means Better Grades and Less School Absences

By Jodi Danna, D.D.S

Maintaining optimum oral health in kids and teens may help boost their grades and decrease school absences. According to a University of Southern California study, kids whose oral health was compromised, did not perform as well in school, and  had more school absences as compared to their peers who had healthier teeth and gums.  To read more about the study click here. And parents, be sure you get your kiddos in to see the dentist at least twice per year to make sure their oral health is in tip-top shape!
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