Kool Smiles facing alleged claims of ...

Kool Smiles facing alleged claims of mistreatment, excessive dental work

There are 10 comments on the KFOXTV story from Feb 18, 2012, titled Kool Smiles facing alleged claims of mistreatment, excessive dental work. In it, KFOXTV reports that:

Kool Smiles Dentistry for Kids is the target of San Antonio attorneys who are soliciting claims against the dental offices for allegedly using force on children or providing unnecessary treatment.

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melissa c vega

United States

#1 Feb 19, 2012
My daughter went through the same thing twice. Wat can i do about it
ashley

United States

#2 Feb 21, 2012
melissa c vega wrote:
My daughter went through the same thing twice. Wat can i do about it
get ahold of crosbey law firm san antonio texas explain your story.
Ruth

United States

#3 Feb 24, 2012
IIm not a child, im an adult...& believe me I went thru my worst nightmare @ Kool Smiles!! Nothin kool about it!! I left w terrible pain embarrased and drove out dizzy.... I had n infection on my tooth & explained my situation, I waz expecting to get antibiotics & pain killers. Instead I recd an extraction. I recd 2 shots of anesthesia, pulled out my tooth felt d pulling n drills told em so he ignored n pulled it out. I pee on my pants &yelled so hard when he pulled & I bleed alot non stop n had a small seizure. Never again!! Worst experience in my life! Doc got up & left. Poor med assts. They were so scared as they saw me, I thot I waz gonna die! They held me in the rm for a good hour till I waz back to somewhat eased n,bak,to,normal....then they let me go, I drove home dizzy & disoriented lord waz w me, I had no idea how I got home...i feel for these kids..& thnks to d damn doc. I,got a hole in my smile! Embarrasing!!!
Magaly

United States

#4 Apr 17, 2012
It was my daughters 1st dentist visit n I REGRET ever taking her there!!!!! She was angry at me for letting her go thru that kind of pain I cried as she walked over to me because she was in tears frightened to death and bleeding from her lil mouth and all they said was she's ok to go home make sure she eats only liquid food... She had 2 baby teeth pulled out... I NEVER AGAiN RETURNED!!!!! And even now 5 yrs Later she is still TRAUMATIZED to Enter the Dentist office!!
Amanda

United States

#5 Jul 5, 2012
In January, i took my 2yr old for her 2nd visit. The overall experience was good. The doctor was concerned about a cavity she saw while brushing my little girls teeth and some staining on her front two top teeth (sippy cup & tea). She made a referral to another dentistry 60/+ miles away and proceeded to inform me that medicaid would provide transportation, i declined the help appreciatively. The referring dentist only offered visits between 8-10am and mon-thurs. In return i have tried to locate a dentist whom will see a child her age.
Today, we went for 6mos checkup today, dental assistant got rude when i mentioned that i haven't found the cavity from last visit and maybe it was food or something on her teeth bit was mistaken because my child was not being agreeable during inspection. Got into the area where all the seats are, the doctor checked teeth with toothbrush and began to inform me that her cavities where in different spot...this seemed odd since she didnt say anything about previous diagnosis. We spoke about her brushing getting better and off the sippy cup and the staining looking better, but she couldn't remember. I am concerned that the cavity has moved since last time and now there is a need for caps or fillings, especially since i have never heard of cavities getting/looking better when originally supposed to be staining. Also, her recommendation changed when i suggested finding a local doctor with or without using medicaid so it would be more convenient on myself to get my child treated. Todays visit was an overall upset due to misdiagnosing and attitudes of employees. I was informed of this upset with kool smiles and i hope the one here is not pulling the same tricks but seems as if they may be!
Roll Tide

Trussville, AL

#6 Jul 13, 2012
Ruth wrote:
IIm not a child, im an adult...& believe me I went thru my worst nightmare @ Kool Smiles!! Nothin kool about it!! I left w terrible pain embarrased and drove out dizzy.... I had n infection on my tooth & explained my situation, I waz expecting to get antibiotics & pain killers. Instead I recd an extraction. I recd 2 shots of anesthesia, pulled out my tooth felt d pulling n drills told em so he ignored n pulled it out. I pee on my pants &yelled so hard when he pulled & I bleed alot non stop n had a small seizure. Never again!! Worst experience in my life! Doc got up & left. Poor med assts. They were so scared as they saw me, I thot I waz gonna die! They held me in the rm for a good hour till I waz back to somewhat eased n,bak,to,normal....then they let me go, I drove home dizzy & disoriented lord waz w me, I had no idea how I got home...i feel for these kids..& thnks to d damn doc. I,got a hole in my smile! Embarrasing!!!
Learn how to write. Your post is agonizing to read. Didn't even finish reading it.
Roll Tide

Trussville, AL

#7 Jul 13, 2012
melissa c vega wrote:
My daughter went through the same thing twice. Wat can i do about it
Do it yourself.
Dobby

United States

#8 Jul 27, 2012
Cool bad
Dobby

United States

#9 Jul 27, 2012
Roll Tide wrote:
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Do it yourself.
Ok. I will
do not go there

Baltimore, MD

#10 Aug 5, 2012
Rush job! Do not take your kids there

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