Majority of Canadian youth see the dentist, but lack of insurance creates barriers

The number of Canadian youth, aged five to 17, who visited the dentist reached nearly 90 per cent in 2019, but a new report from Statistics Canada shows costs and lack of insurance is creating issues. As Sean Previl reports, dentists and hygienists say while it's good to see a high number of youth visiting the dentist but more could still be done to boost those numbers— including early prevention of dental issues.