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Tooth Fairy Tightens Purse Strings

The monetary prize for a lost primary tooth in households across the United States has declined since 2018, but children living in the West can still expect a buyout of $4.19—a decline of 66 cents compared to a year ago.

Kids and Radiography

The As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) radiation safety principle is important for oral health professionals to adopt—and is even more essential when treating pediatric patients because radiation exposure poses a significant risk to…