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News / July 21, 2009

Eubank rids lisp with

by Guy Hiscott

Ex-world champion boxer Chris Eubank is spending £30,000 to get his teeth fixed and get rid of his lisp.

The 42-year-old old travelled to Ireland last week to undergo treatment, which he hopes will fix his speech defect by closing the gap in his front teeth, it’s reported at

Dentist Barry Buckley is carrying out the work at Clane Hospital, Co Kildare, which will also see all his other teeth slightly lengthened.

Eubank´s new porcelain veneers are being crafted at the Da Vinci Laboratory Los Angeles.


One of the world´s leading dental technicians, Daniel Materdomini, is making them, and they are guaranteed for life.


Eubank will return to the hospital to finish the treatment in about five weeks.


The former WBO middleweight and super-middleweight champion, famously mocked his lisp in 1999 when he appeared in a Nescafe coffee advert under the headline: ‘Thimply the Betht’.