Final Day! Get 15% Off All Dental Savings Plans. Use Code: SPRING1815
Close X
Start Saving 10% to 60% on Dental Care
Use Promo Code: COUPONCODE

1 Million+ Smiles Served Since 1999
Outstanding Customer Care
Plans Tailored to Fit Your Needs

you are > Dental Health Articles > The Tooth Fairy isn't paying out like she used to

The Tooth Fairy isn't paying out like she used to
Updated: 2/23/2012 7:00:04 PM

The Tooth Fairy isn  

There has been a lot of discussion lately about how many Americans are avoiding visiting a dental health provider because they do not have insurance. According to a recent poll, dentists aren't the only one feeling the sting of these economic times, since the tooth fairy has had to take a pay cut as well.

The survey, called the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, found that the average amount of money that kids are finding under their pillows in place of teeth is $2.10, which is down from $2.52 in 2010.

The poll also found that the most common amount left under a child's pillow after the lose their tooth is $1. On a more serious note,  35 percent of parents surveyed allow their children three or four sugary drinks a day, which may be contributing to the problem of tooth decay in U.S. kids.

The survey also noted that 71 percent of moms and dads said that they took their child to the dentist for the first time when the kid was between 2 and 3 years old. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states that a child should see an oral care professional when his or her first tooth comes, or no later than their first birthday.

For more information on discount dental plans, call 1-888-632-5353

© 2012 Brafton Inc.


The materials and articles published on are for informational purposes only. Although strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and makes no commitment to update the information on expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on Decisions based on information contained on are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.

Nothing on constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to with or without’s knowledge.


Dental Care & Health Articles
AC Dental Care Articles (42)Affiliate Marketing (2)Affordable Care Act Articles (1)Audience (1)Bonding (2)Commentary (1)Cosmetic Dentristry (15)Dental (7)Dental Care News Feed (21)Dental Costs (5)Dental Health (21)Dental Insurance (1)Dental Plans (39)Dental Work (7)Dentist (19)Dentures (2)Individuals (484)Money (1)Oral Surgeon (1)Orthodontist (1)Pediatric Dentist (1)Procedures and Services (7)Surgery (1)Teeth Whitening/Bleaching (7)Unemployed (8)Veneers (1)
Special Offer

Take 15% off the price
of a dental savings plan.

Sign up below to receive your discount!