Patient awarded £9.5k after claiming dentist needlessly pulled out front tooth

A PATIENT has been awarded £9,500 after claiming a dentist pulled out her front tooth when it was not necessary.

Katie Shipley, 27, said she suffered excruciating pain and alleged no anaesthetic was used.

Katie Shipley, 27, was awarded £9.5k after claiming a dentist unnecessarily pulled out her front tooth

Katie Shipley, 27, was awarded £9.5k after claiming a dentist unnecessarily pulled out her front toothCrédito: CHAD

Katie made an emergency appointment after developing an abscess.

She said Dr Saad Khokhar indicated the tooth was wobbly and needed to be extracted.

Administrator Katie said she was left embarrassed by her appearance.

Ela adicionou: “I couldn’t believe I had lost a tooth at 27 for no reason — and it was right at the front of my mouth.”

Her claim was settled out of court and the dentist, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, did not admit liability.

O dentista revela por que você NUNCA deve usar enxaguatório bucal após escovar os dentes