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The child was diagnosed by the dentist and scheduled for procedures on 10 teeth, including root canals on four teeth and fillings in the others.
The toddler in Hawaii went into a coma after the procedure Dec. 3 and was later diagnosed as in "a persistent vegetative state,'' Fried said.
First tonsil procedure lets 13 years old in coma, now 3 year old very similar story because a dental procedure, could it be something related to anesthetics?
mods please change to general news, i couldn't find the forum
if you have fluoride in your water you may or may not have the same situation.
it would be interesting to know what the child cavity rate is for locations that have never had water treated.
Do you use a decent water filtration system or drink tap? Chlorine is typically added to water supply to fight off harmful pathogens but it also kills beneficial bacteria. This is me just taking a wild stab, but I wonder if chronic oral exposure to chlorine is disrupting the mouths natural defense against cavities.edit on 8-1-2014 by Lucid Lunacy because: (no reason given)
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Thanks for all the evidence. I guess I'll have to brig this up with our dentist and see what they say. Still, there is something that is causing children to have multiple cavities before the age of 5. There are pediatric dental centres here who are so busy the wait is often many months to get an appointment. And it's not like they are fooling with us, I can see the cavities myself in her mouth.