Parents upset local dentist used restraints on child


WSBTV Reports:  CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. — Several local parents are outraged by the way they say their kids were treated by a local dentist.

At least two parents say their children were put in a restraining device – called a “papoose board” at Smiles-R-Us in Carrollton, Georgia.

A spokesperson for the Georgia Board of Dentistry says there are no rules, laws, or regulations regarding when dentists can use these restraints.

James Crow, said when he went with his mother to take his daughter, Elizabeth, to get her front tooth pulled at Smiles-R-Us in Carrollton, one of the devices was used.

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