Tooth removal goes horribly wrong, teen’s face destroyed


An 18-year-old woman in Cambodia has reportedly been left with ‘no face’ after catching a flesh-eating bacteria from routine dental work.

Suth Ret developed necrotising fasciitis following a minor procedure in December to have one of her teeth removed.

Having not had her wound treated quickly enough, bacteria that existed in her throat found its way into her bloodstream.damaged face

And this meant the bug started to ravage her, eroding away the skin on right side of her skull and leaving her with ‘no face’.

Last week she was rushed to hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, weighing just 38kg.

She continues to fight for her life, with doctors trying to halt the condition from spreading across her face.