Rogue dentist barred after 20-tooth incident
The Local · 30 Apr 2013, 08:00
Published: 30 Apr 2013 08:00 GMT+02:00
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In what must have been the stuff of nightmares, the man awoke from a full anaesthetic to find that his dentist had removed 20 of his teeth.
The dentist was convicted of actual bodily harm, and handed an eight-month suspended sentence, but still fought to keep his licence to practise.
But the administrative court in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, on Monday rejected his appeal and confirmed he would no longer be able carry out dental work.
The dentist had shown himself to be unworthy of a dentist's licence, the court said.