When This Boy Came Home From School Crying, His Mom Was Outraged By What The Dentist Had Done

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Deamonte’s death led the state of Maryland to enact sweeping changes in children’s dental care – changes so significant that they were lauded by the Children’s Dental Campaign. The hope was that, with more intervention, preventable deaths like Deamonte’s might not occur.

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So, when young Michael caught the bus to school that day, his mom no doubt deemed it a good thing that a dentist would be cleaning her son’s teeth. However, she was utterly outraged when he returned home later that day three teeth short of when she last had last seen him.

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