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Parents of 3-year-old boy who died at dentist office sue


August 18, 2021

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old boy who died after a procedure to pull teeth at a Wichita dentist's office filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday.

Angel Zapata and Nancy Valenzuela, of Scott City, argue in the lawsuit that their son, Abiel Zapata Valenzuela, did not receive adequate care during the appointment on July 6.

The lawsuit says Abiel's mother was told by two dental offices in southwest Kansas that he needed to have two teeth pulled because of a gum infection, KSNW-TV reported.

She took him to Tiny Teeth Pediatric in Wichita. The lawsuit names the practice, Dr....

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