The Dental Board of California is examining the death of a young Oakland boy, Dũng Lý during a dental procedure last month.
The 4-year-old lost consciousness after receiving anesthesia for dental work done at Youthful Tooth on Edgewater Drive in East Oakland, according to a relative's GoFundMe page.
He was pronounced dead at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital on April 25th.
The Dental Board has come to a close to a decision. The coroner's office, according to Ray Kelly, spokesperson for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
"Our pathologist is consulting with experts in the dental field and has a lot of lab tests, including toxicology, to."
On the GoFundMe page, Dũng's cousin juxtaposed details of the child's death with descriptions of his life, as a happy boy who had recently moved to the United States with his family from Vietnam. $ 8,300 as of Friday.
Youthful Tooth has received at least 34 negative reviews on social media over the past seven years, including several cases of use of anesthesia or sedating young patients.  No one responded to a voicemail left at the Oakland dental office. A staff member at the practice's Pinole location declined to comment.