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LeAnn Rimes Sues Dentist for Alleged Malpractice

February 15, 2013 (6:38 am) GMT
The 'Northern Lights' actress says she has 'permanent cosmetic deficiency' as a result of the dental works gone wrong.

is not happy with her dentist. The wife of has just filed a malpractice lawsuit against Dr. Duane C. McKay, accusing him of botching up the works he did on her teeth over three years that left her with severe pain.

The doctor allegedly promised the country music star to help ease her TMJ-related pain and improve her appearance by providing upper front veneers and crowns. Instead, she had to undergo 9 root canals and bone grafting, had a temporary bridge, and needed physical therapy. She also claims she suffered "permanent cosmetic deficiency."

The actress is seeking unspecified damages for physical, emotional and psychiatric injuries. She also wants financial compensation for loss of past and future earnings, claiming the pain caused by the dental work affected her ability to perform.

Rimes canceled several concert last year to undergo emergency root canal treatment.

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