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Lack of Dental a Factor in Grades, Attendance in Schools

Lack of Dental a Factor in Grades, Attendance in Schools

Dental disease is at "epidemic" levels among California children, according to the U.S. Surgeon General, and low-income children are disproportionately affected. They are 12 times more likely to miss school because of dental problems than children from higher-income families, according to a 2008 report by the Healthy States Initiative, a coalition [...]