The Economic Value of Teeth
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We thank Josh Graff Zivin, Chris Paxson, Duncan Thomas, Paul Schultz, Eric Edmonds, Jonathan Skinner, and seminar participants at Dartmouth, Michigan, Cornell, New York Fed, NBER summer institute, MUSC, and Boston University/Harvard University for many useful comments and suggestions. We are particularly grateful to Burton Edelstein for his invaluable wisdom on oral health and water fluoridation. We thank Aaron Szott and Ashwin Prabhu for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.