"Deamonte Driver died of an infection that began with an abscessed tooth. The infection spread to his brain."
"Deamonte's mother, Alyce Driver, said she spent seven months trying to find a dentist for her younger son, DaShawn, whose dental problems initially seemed more pronounced than Deamonte's. Several of DaShawn's teeth became abscessed before Driver found a dentist who accepted Medicaid. The boy eventually had five teeth extracted and some cavities filled at the University of Maryland's pediatric dental clinic"