Practical Dental Assisting of Oregon -
RSS

Recent Posts

Dental Assistants are Important
Fears about Dental Radiation
Fluoride in Young Children- New Guidelines
Link Between Alzheimers Disease and Poor Dental Health
Benefits of Implants

Categories

Dental Health
Training
Welcome
powered by

Blog

Woman Woke Up With Foreign Accent after Dental Surgery

After undergoing dental surgery, a woman from Oregon did wake up from anesthesia speaking with a foreign accent.
American citizen Karen Butler, a 56 year old resident of the state of Oregon, has woken up speaking with a mixture of Scottish, Irish and N. British accent.
The woman has undergone several tests and the doctors diagnosed her with what is called “foreign accent syndrome”.
This is basically a neurological disorder that is quite rare, and which currently affects around 100 people in the entire world.
The doctors who examined Butler were quite puzzled, since this neurological disorder is generally attributed to people who suffer other kinds of brain damages such as stroke.
Butler has been invited to Meredith Viera’s “Today” show and there she stated that her doctor said there is nothing wrong with her, since her motor skills are intact and there are no problems with her vision.
However, there are quite a few non-believers who say that Butler is actually faking her condition. The dental surgery of Karen Butler took place 18 months ago.
The medical consultant of the “Today” show, Dr. Nancy Synderman has told Viera that based on several reports until now, people who suffer from this condition, will gradually loose the accent.
Moreover the doctor believes that Butler will be put under the care and examination of speech pathologists, who will closely watch how her condition is developing. They will record her voice and analyze and compare it, so that all the changes are properly documented.
On the other hand, Butler says she does not feel frustrated at all by her new condition, and both she and her husband actually enjoy the whole situation, and that the new accent simply feels just like a new toy.

Source: WorlDental.org

22 Comments to Woman Woke Up With Foreign Accent after Dental Surgery:

Comments RSS
Plexus Slim on Monday, April 02, 2012 3:28 AM
This is a wonderful post. I enjoyed the information lot. I will bookmark this page. Thanks for sharing this important information.
Reply to comment


Fraxel Dual Sydney on Tuesday, December 04, 2012 1:07 AM
I always like to read a quality content about the Dental Surgery which having accurate information regarding the subject and the same thing I found in this post. Nice work.
Reply to comment


What is eye surgery on Sunday, December 09, 2012 2:08 AM
I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this post. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well. In fact your creative writing abilities have inspired me. Thanks a lot.
Reply to comment


Dental Insurance on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:16 AM
Well this is very interesting indeed.Would love to read a little more of this. Great post. Thanks for the heads-upThis blog was very informative and knowledgeable.
Reply to comment


Thermage on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:45 AM
I am happy to find this content very helpful and informative for me, as it contains lot of accurate detailing about dental surgery, which I was searching for. Thanks a lot and good luck.
Reply to comment


vaginal surgery melbourne on Sunday, December 23, 2012 10:26 PM
The information you have given to us that the woman after anesthesia speaking with a foreign accent is that I am not aware of it. Thanks
Reply to comment


Teeth whitening on Monday, January 07, 2013 12:42 AM
I am happy to find your distinguished way of writing the post. Now you make it easy for me to understand and implement the concept.
Reply to comment


caffeine pills online on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 9:30 PM
This is a wonderful post. I enjoyed the information lot. I will bookmark this page.
Reply to comment


Clear braces nyc on Thursday, January 10, 2013 10:39 PM
It is a very strange thing that her accent got changed from the surgery it does not happened that often.
Reply to comment


buy radiesse online on Friday, January 11, 2013 1:30 AM
This post is good, fruitful and overall impressive. People must have to read your blog.
Reply to comment


breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy nyc on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 12:32 AM
Great piece of information in this blog you are sharing, I really liked the way you highlighted some really important and significant points. Thanks so much, I appreciate your work. For a perfect health care every one should follow this type of blog which will definitely helps to find some important information about that. SO thanks for this information post.
Reply to comment
 
Visit my site on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:51 AM
Good blog!!!!!Can I just say what a relief to find someone who actually knows what theyre talking about on the internet? You definitely know how to bring an issue to light and make it important. More people need to read this and understand this side of the story. I cant believe youre not more popular because you definitely have the gift.


naperville dentist on Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:51 AM
Whenever teeth are almost harmful so dental surgery are necessary . Thanks for keeping us up to date. I just went through some of your previous posts and now following you on Twitter and FB Fan Page. Keep up the great work. Thanks
Reply to comment


naperville dentist on Friday, February 22, 2013 11:59 PM
You made my day! I am very happy and relaxed too that I find this blog. I was looking for the matter discussed in blog post. If you have some more blogs on the material please share those as well. Thanks a lot and keep sharing such useful information.
Reply to comment


Rhinoplasty gold coast on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:44 AM
Enormous information in one blog post, I just love it. I must appreciate and mention that you completely know how to keep connected reader to blog post even if it is little long. Very good job.
Reply to comment


Ajmer Tourism on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 11:02 PM
Excellent post. I want to thank you for this informative read, I really appreciate sharing this great post. Keep up your work. Thanks for this very useful info you have provided us.
Reply to comment


Rockville dental on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 3:26 AM
Such an informative blog about Dental Surgery and all the information is really very useful for me about which I did not listen. Thanks for this informative blog . Keep sharing.
Reply to comment


Rockville md dentist on Monday, March 18, 2013 3:09 AM
What a commendable work you have done in this blog about dental surgery after which Woman Woke Up With Foreign Accent. I can’t resist myself to leave a comment and trust me it’s hard to impress me.
Reply to comment


naperville dentist on Monday, April 01, 2013 2:24 AM
Wonderful article about "Dental care", thanks for putting this together! This is obviously one great post. Thanks for the valuable information and insights you have so provided here. Thanks.
Reply to comment


James R. from Naperville on Wednesday, April 03, 2013 9:43 PM
Thanks to you! Finally I got some stuff in your blog post related. I was searching for some material related to matter included in post. Very useful and very informative. Thanks once again and do share some more posts if you have!
Reply to comment


Rockville dental on Monday, April 08, 2013 11:00 PM
So much impressive and delightful content you shared.Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us about the dental health.All the best for future for your bright future.
Reply to comment


Pharmacy Wholesale on Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:23 PM
It's really nice information provided by you. Thanks for sharing this with us.
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment