February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Published on February 12, 2015 by

childrendentalhealthmonthReports show that American students miss 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems, and students who are absent miss critical instruction time- especially in early grades where reading skills are an important focus and the building blocks of the future learning. Students who have experienced recent oral health pain are four times more likely to have lower grade point averages than their counterparts who have not. That being said, February is the perfect time to help students brush up on good oral health habits.

Filed under: Uncategorized

Comments are closed.