SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 14-month-old girl is dead after a trip to the dentist in Austin, Texas. That girl was having a cavity filled on Tuesday. She was sedated when she stopped breathing. The medical examiners office said Daisy Lynn Torres of Austin, Texas died five hours later. A spokesperson for the dentist office called this a tragedy and said a doctor and anesthesiologist were in the room at the time of the procedure. None of the six doctors on staff had any previous disciplinary actions filed against them.

The 22News I-Team obtained dozens of documents and discovered the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry disciplined more than 30 Dentists since 2014. Some had to surrender their licenses others were placed on probation. One dentist was convicted on child porn charges, another dentist who practiced in Springfield was accused of making dangerous decisions where one of his patients died.

2016 Disciplinary Actions by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

Dr. John P. Burke (Lowell) had his license censured

Dr. Gregory Wu (Westford) was reprimanded

Kenny Lam D.M.D. (Worcester) was placed on probation

Dr. Jacinthe Giroux (Westfield) was placed on probation

Dr. Ofelia Villanueva (North Quincy) was placed on probation

Dr. Paul Freedman (Boston) was placed on probation

2015 Disciplinary Actions by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

Dr. Rashmi C. Patel (Springfield) surrendered his license

Dr. Philip Irving (Springfield) had a non-disciplinary agreement not to practice

Jana Sokol D.M.D. (Haverhill) was placed on probation

Dr. Yung Tay Lang (New Hampshire and Massachusetts) was placed on probation

Melvin Ehrlich D.D.S. (Framingham) surrendered his license

Dr. Jonathan Wood (Hyannis) had his license suspended

Dr. Meenal Kaur (Medford) was reprimanded

Dr. Domenic Albanese (Marlborough) was placed on probation

Dr. Meenakshy Yegneswaran (Worcester) was placed on probation

Dr. Teodora Silva (Cambridge) was placed on probation

Dr. James G. Hunt (Amherst) was placed on probation

Dr. Rachana D. Vora (Arlington) was placed on probation

Dr. Yuan-Chen Lang (Somerville) was placed on probation

Dr. Frank T. Varinos (Peabody) was placed on probation

Joseph Sanchez, D.M.D. (Salem) was placed on probation

Dr. Theodore A. Souliotis (Haverhill) was suspended followed by probation

Dr. Ching Ju Chang (Natick) was placed on probation

Dr. Stuart A. Klein (Taunton) had his license suspended indefinitely

Dr. Brett Denhart (Chicopee) was placed on probation

2014 Disciplinary Actions by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

Dr. Howard Duchon (New Hampshire and Massachusetts) was reprimanded

Dr. Solveig I. Woychuk (Belchertown) surrendered his license voluntarily

Dr. Eugene Khang (Cambridge) was placed on probation

Dr. Michael Y. Ofir (Brookline) was placed on probation