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Kids Are Going Without Dental Care During the Pandemic

February 17, 2021
by CNN


Children are missing out on preventative dental care including teeth cleaning and checkups during the pandemic, according to a new survey.

Covid-19 is a barrier to getting kids the dental care they need, said a third of parents responding to the survey released by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.

Since the pandemic began, 40% of parents have avoided seeking care at all, citing concerns about infection, office closures and cost.

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