Man dies after tooth extraction

A Saudi man  died after have his bad tooth extracted and his wife blamed the dentist for her husband’s death, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

Marei Ali, 38, visited a private dentist in the southern town of Khamis Mashait and examination showed his tooth needs to be removed, Alriyadh said.

“After my husband went home, he felt giddy and started to sweat heavily before falling unconscious,” his wife told the paper.

“He was taken to hospital but doctors failed to treat him and told me that he was clinically dead...I think the dentist made a mistake by rushing to extract the tooth without taking my husband’s blood pressure or doing any other tests.”

Alriyadh quoted doctors as saying the dentist might have committed a medical error which resulted in an artery bleeding in the brain.

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