Michael Jackson allegedly put pressure on a dentist in Las Vegas to make him perform a procedure on Blanket in July 2008, which involved placing the boy under anesthesia for two hours in the office who didn’t have a permit to do that. At that time, the boy was only six years old.
TMZ has obtained internal documents from the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners, which details the relationship Michael Jackson had with Dr. Mark Tadrissi. According to these documents, Tadrissi had initially told the star that he couldn’t provide the requested intervention on Blanket because he lacked authorization.
But according to an investigator questioned by the American website, Michael told the doctor, “Have an anesthesiologist do whatever type of sedation required.”
Tadrissi capitulated and directed two hours of intervention on Blanket who remained under anesthesia throughout that period.
TMZ reports that the ethical authority did take note of this case with Dr. Tadrissi after Michael Jackson’s death and initiated disciplinary proceedings against the practitioner. He was also accused of allowing Michael to receive Propofol in his office without the required permit.
Dr. Tadrissi struck a deal with the Board in 2010. But while he was sanctioned for his sins against Blanket and Michael, in the final report there was no mention of the boy. A source connected with the investigation, cited by TMZ, said pressure was put on the Board to omit Blanket from the report.
But if this reappears in the middle of legal proceedings, it could be of great help for Dr. Murray, accused of having administered Propofol to Michael Jackson, until the fatal dose on June 25, 2009.