License terminated after teen dies during wisdom tooth removal
EDINA, Mn. Months after a teenager died following removing her wisdom teeth, The dental board of Minnesota has for the short term suspended the dentist license as of Monday.
dental supplies online to us, Said the new victim father Steve Galleger, Who was surprised the dentist had been dangling nearly a year after his daughter death.
dr. henry Tompach, Of Edina verbal and
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His patient 17 year old Sydney Galleger went into his office June 9 of last year to have four wisdom teeth removed and started convulsing during the task.
Tompach was also cited for having a dental assistant on site that never completed the state necessary requirements breathing in fresh oxygen give patients anesthesia.
Galleger, Who will be a senior in high school now, Was later taken to the hospital after her body went into cardiac arrest and she was pronounced dead June 15.
Her expectant mum, Diane Galleger, Says
ultrasonic scaler tips Tompach did try to resuscitate her modest with CPR and called 911. The Hennepin County medical examiner office later ruled the cause of death as the lack of oxygen going to her brain.
Tompach was formerly involved in a bad practice lawsuit in 1999. The dental board is predicted to vote Thursday on a stipulation order to decide the future of Tompach practice.