Poor dental care can impact a child’s academic performance

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In our practice, we believe the big focus is on Family Dentistry. Everything should start when a person is young. Parents who make the right decision to be proactive with their child’s dental care will ensure good health not just at the present but for years to come.

Did you know that a child’s lack of dental care can have a negative impact on how well they will perform in school?

A study published in the American Journal of Public Health in 2012 found that poor oral health, dental disease and tooth pain can all affect how a child does in school, adding academic performance to the list of things that can be impacted by dental health.

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