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  • Top five factors the Tooth Fairy ponders in deciding lost teeth rewards
    Aug. 28, 2019

    Top five factors the Tooth Fairy ponders in deciding lost teeth rewards

    Children’s Oral Health

    Rewarding children for lost teeth is an age-old tradition … and a little more complex of a job than the Tooth Fairy lets on. The Original Tooth Fairy Poll®, sponsored by Delta Dental, indicates that several circumstances may determine the amount the Tooth Fairy gifts. The No. 1 guiding factor is how much spare cash the Tooth Fairy has on hand (46%).

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  • Midwestern Tooth Fairy payouts drop a full $1 in two years
    Feb. 28, 2019

    Midwestern Tooth Fairy payouts drop a full $1 in two years

    Children’s Oral Health

    Tooth Fairy giving is down across the nation with average payouts taking a plunge for a second consecutive year, including a significant decrease in the Midwest. The average amount Midwestern kids receive for a lost tooth from the Tooth Fairy dropped a full dollar over the past two years – and remains the lowest amount in the nation.

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  • No Mouthguard? That's Madness.
    Mar. 23, 2016

    No Mouthguard? That's Madness.

    General oral health

    Certain college basketball teams may be smiling this month as they advance further in the big tournament – but if they don't wear mouthguards, those smiles won't last long. Players who don't use mouth protection may think the likelihood of a mouth injury is small, but earlier this season, two NBA players inadvertently made the... More »

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