Dental Negligence Examples

Cosmetic procedures such as veneers, crown or bridges all have positive and negative points which must be discussed before treatment is commenced.

Informed Consent must be obtained and if not done so, a successful claim could ensue.

If a crown, bridge or veneer is poorly fitted, secondary tooth decay can affect the teeth and remedial work would have to be carried out.

Occasionally, the wrong teeth could be extracted and a claim for negligence would probably be successful.

Root Canal treatment, if not carried out properly, could lead to the loss of the affected tooth.

Gum Disease, if not diagnosed, can lead to the loss of the teeth. A claim for negligence and damages could be successful.