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Texas parents want answers after toddler dies following dentist visit

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Daisy Lynn Torres died Tuesday. Photo: NBC Daisy Lynn Torres died Tuesday. Photo: NBC

The parents of an infant who died after receiving dental treatment in Texas are speaking out. The medical examiner says 14-month-old Daisy Lynn Torres died Tuesday after receiving a cavity filling at Austin Children's Dentistry. The baby was rushed to a nearby hospital following the procedure, where she later died.

Daisy Lynn's mother, Betty Squier, says she was in the waiting room when the doctors called her back.

"They started right away with her and it wasn't that long until they called me back there saying there was complications," she said.

She said she and her husband are devastated.

"We'll never get to see her grow up,"

Daisy Lynn's father said she loved her brother and was full of life.

"She loved her brother, her brother loved her. They played and wrestled. She was just so full of life. She had the most beautiful raspy little voice," he said.

The exact cause of the child's death is still being determined.

A spokesperson for he dental office called the death a tragedy and says the girl's visit was for a standard procedure.

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners is investigating the matter.

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