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Global News Winnipeg: Winnipeg dental program serving inner-city youth marks 25 years

April 29, 2024 — 

A Winnipeg initiative is celebrating 25 years of helping inner-city youth keep their chompers healthy.

The Cholakis Dental Group: Kids Dental Outreach Program — a partnership between the University of Manitoba (UM) and Winnipeg School Division (WSD) — runs on Fridays during the school year, offering free care for children in the WSD under 18-years-old.

Dr. James Ksionzyk, director of undergraduate pediatric dentistry at UM, said hundreds of youth come to the clinic annually for crowns, fillings, extractions, and other services.

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