Dentist comes face to face with maggots between patient's teeth in disturbing footage

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The unnamed patient is thought to be suffering from oral myiasis where parasites invade a cavity.

The clip shows bizarre consequences of poor oral hygiene (Photo: YouTube)

Not taking care of your teeth can lead to several problems including toothache and decay, but sometimes the consequences can be bizarre. A dentist may come across several dental issues face by patients, but there are rare cases which can be described as nothing less than revolting.

In a disturbing video believed to be from India a dentist came face to face with a nightmarish sight when he opened a patient’s mouth. The clip shows scores of maggots wriggling in between yellow teeth that protrude past eroded gums.

The unnamed patient is thought to be suffering from oral myiasis in which a cavity is invaded by parasites which feed on tissues or food ingested by the patient.

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