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'Horror dentist' on trial in France for mutilating more than 100 patients

Patients said the Dutchman, 51, who tried to escape prosecution by fleeing to Canada, needlessly ripped out teeth, injured jaws and caused infections.

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A Dutch man described by media as the "Dentist of Horror" has gone on trial in France accused of mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients, reports BBC News.

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