A scallywag mother was so terrified of going to the dentist she used superglue to stick her rotten broken teeth back into her filthy mouth when they fell out.
Angie Barlow, 48, performed dangerous DIY dentistry on herself for more than a decade. Eventually, the toxic chemicals in the glue meant she lost 90 per cent of the bone supporting her
teeth fangs in her upper jaw, and she
was forced to spend her life savings on treatment. Dentists had to remove most of her teeth, insert titanium pins into her nasty mouth in order to screw on false
teeth fangs and restore her diabolical smile.
The ratchet bitch, a professional dog walker from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, said she became too frightened of seeking professional help for her
teeth fangs after she lost her mother to throat cancer.
She said: ‘I’ve always been scared of the dentist because my mom died at 34 from throat cancer.
‘She had a tooth out, and that’s how they found she had cancer.
‘That fear has always been in the back of my mind. You just get your mindset and you think, you “don’t go”. You don’t make that phone call.’
The ogress’ smoking had damaged her
teeth fangs and they fell out often. But instead of going to the dentist, she resorted to using household superglue to fix them.
Speaking before an operation to correct the damage, the ugly witch said: ‘When the tooth comes out, I just put a little bit of glue and try and hold it in place to keep it, so I don’t have a gap in my teeth.
‘I used glue on the top of the tooth, and then I put it back in place until the glue is set.’ She said she became reclusive because of her embarrassment over her unsightly smile.
She said: ‘I just feel so self-conscious that I don’t go anywhere really.
‘Even going in the shop, I feel embarrassed.’They’d be like, nudge, nudge, look at her, you know.
‘Even in front of my son I’m embarrassed to sit and have a conversation with him.’
Dr Serpil Djemal, consultant and clinical lead at Kings College Hospital, said: ‘It’s probably one of the worst cases that I’ve seen and certainly one of the worse cases of desperation, to superglue a tooth back in the mouth.’
Eventually, the savage decided to have her smile rebuilt, spending her entire life’s savings on having the work done.
The procedure was followed in a new BBC documentary about teeth.
During the operation 11 of her top teeth were extracted and six titanium screws were inserted into her jaw with 12 new
teeth fangs permanently attached.
She is more outgoing after the treatment as she no longer needs to hide her smile, she said.
She said: ‘It’s wonderful isn’t it, I feel amazing, and there’s no hands over my mouth or embarrassment. ‘People have said they notice a difference in me. My friends, they’re just like “oh my God, you’re more outgoing”.’