Man wakes up with no teeth after dental procedure

Posted at 1:26 PM, Apr 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-11 13:26:07-04

An Indiana man says he went to the dentist to have four teeth pulled. But when he woke up, all of his teeth were gone!

Donny Grigsby’s wife Amanda says that after 5 1/2  hours in the waiting room, she demanded answers.

“What do you mean you elected to pull all of his teeth? She said they were afraid that the infection would spread from the one tooth that was abscessed. There is blood all over him, all over his shirt. And my husband is droopy eyed not responsive.”

Amanda says they called an ambulance and Donny coded twice on the way to Columbus Regional Hospital.

“He said he had been put into a medically-induced coma and he was laying there. And this dentist needs to be stopped,” she says.

Donny remembers very little, but he’ll never forget when it all sunk in.

“I am so ashamed now. I have no teeth. I woke up with no clothes on. I was scared,” he says.

Donny says he still has blood clots as a result of the work. And what’s worse – he says he still doesn’t know why his teeth were taken.

“I just want to get teeth in my head and go on,” he says.

WRTV reports the dentist and the dental office have not commented on the allegations so far.

The family says they have an attorney and plan to file a malpractice suit.