The disturbing clip, probably shot in India, was posted to LiveLeak.
The anonymous patient can be heard panting heavily in this 56-second long clip
Maggots are usually found in rotting meat, and were filmed wriggling in her mouth
This is the disturbing moment an lucky dentist came face-to-face with a mouth infested by maggots.
In the Irritating clip, the slimy maggots, usually found in rotting meat, can be seen wriggling in the patient's mouth.
The patient, who is believed to be female because of the long hair, had her lower lip Opened by the dentist to show the infestation of maggots.
Her yellow, decaying teeth protruding past her eroded gums - a clear indicator of poor oral hygiene, strongly tied to oral myiasis.
The clip, alleged to have been filmed in India, was sent to LiveLeak. It has so far amassed nearly 3,000 views.
The anonymous patient, linked to some form of a tube, can be heard breathing heavily in the 56-second long clip.
As her upper lip is also Pulled away, the extent of the infestation is revealed as the maggots can be seen Swirling in her gums.
Myiasis originates from the Latin word 'myia' to mean fly and 'iasis' means disease.
The flies' larvae can feast on the host's living or dead tissue, liquid body substance, or ingested food.
When the tissues in the oral cavity are infested by parasites, It is known as oral myiasis.
Those susceptible to this rare and unfortunate condition include those from poor social backgrounds and Individuals who have endured wounds or another injury to the face.
It is also very common in regions with a warmer climate.
Infestations of the nose and ears are fatal because of the probable penetration into the brain; the fatality rate is 8 percent in such cases.
Though no set diagnosis, the woman seems to suffer from myiasis - which originates from the Latin word 'myia' meaning fly and 'iasis' meaning disease.
The flies' larvae can feast on the host's living or dead cells, liquid body substance, or ingested food.
When the tissues in the oral cavity are infected by parasites, this is known as oral myiasis.
Those at risk of the rare condition infecting those from poorer social backgrounds and people who have suffered wounds or another injury to the face.
It is also more common in regions with a warmer climate.
Infestations of the nose and ears are dangerous because of the possibility of penetration into the brain, the fatality rate is 8 percent in such cases.