A Toothache That Caused a Truck Accident

If you’ve ever had a painful toothache you know how debilitating they can be.¬† In fact, they can be so excruciating that the pain can contribute to an auto accident. If you doubt this then you’ll want to read a recent online news report found at nzherald.co.nz about a truck driver who blamed his recent accident on a painful toothache:

A driver’s toothache caused a “momentary loss of concentration” when a logging truck overturned, says his lawyer. In the Masterton District Court on Monday, Tony Andrew Lloyd, 31, of Carterton, pleaded guilty to one charge of careless driving on Te Wharau Rd on February 24. His lawyer, James Elliott, said on the day in question his client had been suffering from a toothache which had caused a momentary loss of concentration.

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If you have a toothache get yourself to a dentist immediately. Tooth pain is NOT normal and can be the sign of a very serious condition, can lead to the loss of your tooth, or as in the situation mentioned above, cause an accident. We offer dental care for toothaches in Rochester, NY. Give us a call and we’ll get you out of pain, fast.