An increasing number
of people are taking legal action after they receive sub-standard cosmetic dentistry
The Hull Daily Mail reports that law firm Bridge McFarleand are dealing with
a recent influx of clients who are not happy with their "Hollywood smile".
Medical negligence specialist Stephanie Lock said: "People who require or
want cosmetic treatment are usually looking for an improvement in appearance
and a boost to their confidence.
"When patients are left unhappy with the results, it can be very traumatic
and a real blow to self-esteem."
The firm stated that people who want whitening, veneer work and other
procedures should always ensure that their dentists are members of the British
Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
According to the Academy, women are more inclined to believe that a nice smile
is indicative of a warm personality and men think it is more likely to bring
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Private dentistry news: 22 June 2012