It is reported that 31% of children missed school because of dental issues. This is for children between 6 and 12 as reported by Delta Dental of Colorado.
In the article “31% of U.S. Kids Missed School Because of Dental Problems” they go on to break down how much school was missed and by region.
TOP ABSENCES BY REGION
Top Absences by Region – Midwest and West (28%)
Out of the Northeast, South, and Midwest & West; who missed more school? Hint, West Michigan is doing well!
Read the full article here.