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A Warwickshire nurse was awarded £10,000 in compensation after she was forced to spend her own money to correct a 'botched' dental treatment that left her in 'excruciating pain'.
Susan Jenkins, 58, from Henley-in-Arden, successfully sued her dentist who over-drilled her teeth, leading to avoidable root canal treatments and tooth extraction.
Her experience at the dentist, Mrs Jenkins said, has caused her 'anxiety and paranoia about the slightest dental issue'.
She took six weeks off work as a result of the poor treatment and 'couldn't think straight' as a result of disturbed sleep and pain during her ordeal.
Mrs Jenkins sought treatment at Pennwood Dental Practice, in Wolverhampton, on her existing veneers in 2017. Her dentist, Dr Pannell, instead recommended crowns.
Susan Jenkins said the treatment left her in 'constant pain' for years. she has now received £10,000
Less than a month later after the fixture, Mrs Jenkins suffered from 'swelling and inflamation' in her mouth.
She requested an X-ray because her teeth were 'tender to touch' and sensitive to cold air.
The treatment left her with pain and swelling in her mouth, leaving her in 'constant pain' for years.
She said: 'I was in excruciating pain, couldn't sleep all night, and had difficulty drinking hot beverages. My palate was sore, and I had a fever.
'My teeth were also catching on my lower lip at night when I was sleeping, due to the crowns being longer in length than my