Deadly Dentistry: Junior’s Story
A 4-year-old Dallas boy goes to get cavities fixed — and is drugged to death. First they drugged him. Then they sent Mom to the waiting room. Then they strapped his torso and wrists to a padded board. But Junior did not let down his guard. At the sound of the drill, dental records say, the 4-year-old began “whining, crying and moving.” So they pulled a strap across his forehead, then soldiered on to the last breath. His death opens a door into dentistry’s netherworld...