Dental Malpractice

The Jerky Boys, album 1

Title: Dental Malpractice

Characters: Ali Kamal



0:00 Phone rings..
0:02 Voice 1: “Hello. May I help you?”

0:03 Ali Kamal: “Yes. Hello.”

0:05 Voice 1: “Hello.”

0:06 Ali Kamal: “Are you dentist… dental malpractice?”

0:09 Voice 1: “Umm, yes. Well, you should [Inaudible 00:12].”

0:11 Ali Kamal: Moans and cries.

0:13 Voice 1: “Where did you get our number?”

0:15 Ali Kamal: “I went to dentist. I… I went for tooth decay. They did awful thing. He ripped my teet and my gum. I cannot talk. I cannot eat. He cursed me and… and he hit me while I’m sleeping.”

0:35 Voice 1: “He hit you.”

0:36 Ali Kamal: “And then, he put me under sedation. I wake up my pants unbuttoned. It is… my teet, gum is blee… dripping blood. I cannot even blow bubbles when I chew gum, when I drive cab. Why they…” Screams

0:55 Voice 1: “What? I don’t believe.”

0:57 Ali Kamal: Screaming. “You gotta help me.”

1:02 Voice 1: “Huh! You…”

1:03 Ali Kamal: “You can’t be cursing me. I went there. I crying. They curse me, threw me out. I’m b…oh.” Screams. “You got to help me.”

1:20 Voice 1: “So which dentist is this?”

1:22 Ali Kamal: “This man name Mr. Rocco, one browns… Mr. Rocco, Louie Rocco.”

1:31 Voice 1: “Louie Rocco?”

1:33 Ali Kamal: “[Inaudible 01:33]… yes, I go there for cab. I stop cab. My tooth hurtin’. I go in. He say sit down. Then he punched my teet. I’m bleeding and then they… my pants unbuttoned and then they cursed me.”

1:51 Voice 1: “Okay. Umm…”

1:52 Ali Kamal: Screams.

1:53 Voice 1: “Give me your number.”

1:54 Ali Kamal: Screams.

1:55 Voice 1: “Can you give me your number?”

1:57 Ali Kamal: “Yes, 555-2591.”

2:03 Voice 1: “Five five five three three nine o.”

2: 06 Ali Kamal: “Yes. It’s okay. Then I wake up my pants unbuttoned.”

2:13 Voice 1: “Okay… uh.”

2:14 Ali Kamal: “But why they do this thing. They don’t… what… why? I am new in this country and then this is the treatment by people.”

2:24 Voice 1: “Okay, what is your name?”

2:26 Ali Kamal: “My name is Ali Kamal.”

2:30 Voice 1: “Can you spell that?”

2:31 Ali Kamal: Screams.

2:34 Voice 1: “Why are you screaming?”

2:36 Ali Kamal: “They tear my teet. The guy took my teet and punched them. The blood can’t make even the chew popcorn. Nutting! Oh, you got to help me, Allah. I pray to Allah that somebody help me. Please help me. This man must be stopped.”

2:56 Voice 1: “[Inaudible 02:56]… did you call another ka.. firm?”

2:59 Ali Kamal: “No, I call you.”

3:01 Voice 1: “Where did you get our number?”

3:02 Ali Kamal: “I… from newspaper.”

3:04 Voice 1: “[Inaudible 03:04].”

3:05 Ali Kamal: “Okay… okay. I am too much pain, too much pain.”

3:10 Voice 1: “Okay. Bye.”

3:11 Ali Kamal: Screams.

Read more about Frank Rizzo’s adventure with the dentist here.