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Monday, December 01, 2008

A woman's pretty smile is money in the bank

"Women who resided in communities with fluoridated water during childhood earn approximately 4 percent more than women who did not, but [there is] no effect of fluoridation for men."

That's from "The Economic Value of Teeth" (NBER Working Paper No. 13879), by Sherry Glied and Matthew Neidell.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous11:06 PM

    I'm glad to hear the money we are spending on orthodontia for my daughter will (literally) pay off in the end!