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Teen Dies After 'Routine' Dental Procedure

17-year-old went into cardiac arrest while having her wisdom teeth removed

(Newser) - A Minnesota teen died yesterday after undergoing a routine dental procedure. Sydney Galleger, 17, went to the dentist on June 2 to have her wisdom teeth removed, according to CBS Minnesota . "All went good until the very end when her blood pressure shot up and her pulse dropped and... More »

Teen Mysteriously Dies After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

Autopsy inconclusive on Benjamin Edward LaMontagne

(Newser) - A Maine island town is in mourning, after an 18-year-old boy died three days after getting his wisdom teeth removed. Benjamin Edward LaMontagne died in his mother's arms on Saturday, the Portland Press Herald reports. An autopsy Wednesday was unable to determine a cause of death, but his parents... More »

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