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Dentist 'failed to diagnose & treat tooth decay' says solicitor

The solicitor representing the patients of a Nottinghamshire dentist who has been struck off, has spoken about the effect his conduct has had on their health.

Desmond D'Mello was struck from the register of practicing dentists after failing to meet basic hygiene standards.

David Corless-Smith from The Dental Law Partnership says Dr D'Mello failed to diagnose and treat tooth decay and gum disease in some patients.

As a result, patients who thought their mouths were healthy, have lost a large number of teeth:

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