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Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital

Dr. Jonathon Maguire, St. Michael's Hospital

Caption: Less than one percent of healthy urban children surveyed had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and less than two per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months, according to a study in Pediatrics by Dr. Jonathon Maguire, a pediatrician and researcher at St. Michael's Hospital.

Credit: Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital

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