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Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children's Hospital and a spokesperson from the influential pediatricians group is sounding the alarm about sedating children for oral surgery.
"If we can prevent one more child from an adverse event or a death, we’ve got to try,” Swanson told NBC News. The state boards that oversee dental practice in America usually don’t make that kind of information public.
But on June 12, Daleyza Hernandez Avila, 3, died during a dental procedure.
The dentist sedated Daleyza to keep the toddler from wriggling while she was getting crowns and having a tooth pulled. Now, Araceli wants to warn other parents about the dangers that she wasn’t aware of.