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Arrow BulletChildren's Dental Health 2003

  • Children's Dental Health 2003 (PDF 3 MB, 36 pages) is the first report on the state of children's dental health in the Region of Peel. The information summarized in this report was gathered by examining the teeth of thousands of Peel children during a widespread survey of school-aged children in 2001/2002. The survey identified significant dental disease among Peel children.

  • "Too many of Peel's children have dental health problems," says Dr. David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel. "Dental pain, bleeding and infection can interfere with learning in school and lead to tooth loss. All of Peel's children deserve a chance for a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums."


 
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