Based on a wax model taken of your mouth at the first appointment, these are fixed to your poor, exposed, shaved-down teeth while the porcelain veneers are being made.When I staggered out into the street, jaw and mouth aching, I figured the pain would pass - but it didn't.

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Also set to appear is Kyle, a 31-year-old man with an addiction to dating elderly women; as well as Evelyn, who is so hooked on drinking air freshener, she sprays mouthfuls of it at least 50 times a day.

'We are seeing a 20 per cent rise in dental negligence cases year on year,' says Chris Dean, a trained dentist and partner in the law firm.

'It reflects the mass uptake of cosmetic dentistry.

'The dentist went at my teeth hell for leather - I felt like I'd been attacked by Mike Tyson,' she recalls.

'My mouth was incredibly sore and I couldn't eat properly for a week.

Again, I imagined the pain would subside but it didn't - despite returning to Dr Gates twice for adjustments to my bite. The problems I was experiencing, he claimed, were probably there beforehand, this despite the fact I had never had jaw or tooth pain before.

He told me that in order to get rid of the pain I might need root canal treatments to remove an inflamed nerve and that I should consult my own dentist. Root canal treatment is a highly specialised process under local anaesthetic, where a dentist drills into the tooth to remove the inflamed pulp tissue before sealing it to protect the root canal. The dentist I consulted told me that some of Dr Gates' veneers were too big and that my bite had been adversely affected - there was no contact between upper and lower teeth when I bit down, causing the jaw pain.

In the past two years, the average person in the street has become more ready to undergo cosmetic dentistry and so we are seeing a significant rise in claims.