A Canadian mother is alleging that her 4-year-old daughter suffered permanent brain damage after having routine dental surgery, according to Dentistry IQ.
Apryl Roulette of Manitoba on Oct. 11 brought her daughter Jairlyn to Winnipeg to Children’s Dental World for several procedures, Dentistry IQ reported. The child was given an general anesthetic so she could get fillings, caps and an extraction, but she went into cardiac arrest at one point.
Jairlyn is at a local hospital, but her mother says the child is “awake but unresponsive,” according to Dentistry IQ. It quoted the quoted the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, which basically said that in-office sedation and general anesthesia are safe.