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Rise in Preschool Cavities Prompts Anesthesia Use

March 6, 2012, 1:19 am by New York Times - Health

Preschool tooth decay has risen so much that dentists say they often advise general anesthesia because children are unlikely to sit through such procedures while awake.

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