DMD Check-Up: Board Clears Dentist in Toddler's Death
April 28, 2017
The Texas dental board has cleared Michael Melanson, D.M.D., of any wrongdoing in the death of 14-month-old Daisy Torress, who died while under anesthesia in the doctorâ€™s practice. A wrongful death lawsuit, filed by Daisyâ€™s parents, is still pending. In the lawsuit, the parents allege that Daisy was given treatment that was excessive and unnecessary, which ultimately led to her death.