The Tooth Fairy may need to take out a loan, soon.
And just for fun, the Northeast by far leads the way for the most expensive teeth, paying out on average $4.35 per tooth.
$4.35 – The Northeast: Leads U.S. regions in highest average monetary gift for a lost tooth, outranking The West, which led the previous two years in a row.
$4.01 – The South: Tracks most closely to the overall U.S. average.
$3.97 – The West: Decreased 22 cents, moving from highest regional average last year to third regional average this year.
$3.71 – The Midwest: Increased 74 cents over last year but remains lower than the national average for the second year in a row.