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Man complains he ‘looks like a shark’ after spending thousands on new teeth in Turkey

Man complains he ‘looks like a shark’ after spending thousands on new teeth in Turkey

James couldn’t afford to have veneers fitted in the UK, so he opted to fly to Istanbul to have the £3,000 procedure.

A model has been left ‘looking like a shark’ after paying to fix his teeth in Turkey.

Daily Mail reported that Jack James desperately wanted to fix his crooked teeth to book more jobs.

James couldn’t afford to have veneers fitted in the UK, so he opted to fly to While the model was initially happy with the results, there was an M Night Shyamalan-esque twist waiting for him.

He soon struggled to floss and began experiencing bleeding gums and 'terrible breath'.

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He also claims his mouth started to 'pus and leak'.

However, things went from bad to worse when James was brushing his teeth, and a veneer fell out, leaving him with a gap.

He then made an emergency dentist appointment in Manchester, where the dentist confirmed he had an infection in the form of an abscess.

He claims his dentist said his teeth were 'a mess' and told him it would cost up to £20,000 (AUD$37,613) to fix.

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“When they took the veneers out I saw they had shaved my teeth down so much,” he added.

“I looked like a shark. It was like something out of a horror movie.”

Following his appointment, James reached out to the clinic in Turkey for help but they insisted it ‘wasn’t their fault’.

He added: “They said I'd have to pay again to get it fixed.”

Now, James is warning against others being lured by cheap dental procedures overseas.

He said: “I feel so upset with myself. I feel like plucking all my teeth out.”

Earlier this year, a couple could not ‘eat or drink’ without severe pain after receiving the same procedure in Antalya, Turkey.

Jade Tushingham, 32, and her partner Kelly Tushingham flew to Turkey seeking veneers after being seduced by the cheap prices.

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After their first appointment, the pair were given temporary veneers.

But five days on, their 'stubs' were causing them utter agony and looked like 'horse teeth'.

On day six, the loved-up pair were finally called back to have their crowns fitted, but both described the procedure as 'a blood bath'.

A week later, they had their permanent veneers fitted on, and while Jade expressed that they looked ‘nice’, she admitted the pain was not worth it.

"Our teeth visually do look lovely, and we have people asking us all the time where we had them done because they want theirs doing,” she said.

"We always say no, absolutely do not have them done.

"We would never recommend them to anyone."

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