Children with tooth pain were four times more likely to have a low grade-point average compared to kids with healthy teeth, a new study shows.
Poor oral health doesn’t just appear to be connected to lower grades, says Roseann Mulligan, chair of the Division of Dental Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry at USC. Dental problems also seem to cause more absences from school for children and more missed work for parents.
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