February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and WalletHub reports that 15 percent of kids in the US between the ages of 2 and 17 have not seen a dentist in the past year.
A recent ranking of all 50 states and the District of Columbia had Michigan in the Top 10 among states with the best dental health across 26 key metrics. Indiana finished 21st. The top spot was Wisconsin’s, and Mississippi finished last.
The data looked at adolescents who visited a dentist in the past year, as well as dental treatment costs and the share of adults with low life satisfaction due to the health of their teeth and gums. You can learn more at by clicking here.