Dentist Negligence Claims
Going to the dentist can be a frightening prospect at the best of times, but when your dentist tells you that you need treatment such as fillings, extractions or crowns you just accept their advice and go ahead with the treatment suggested. If it goes wrong you may be left to make a dentist negligence claim
Cosmetic dentistry is becoming much more accessible now and procedures such as tooth whitening and dental implants are on the rise. but so are the number of dentist negligence claims.
What happens though, when the standard of care you receive from your dentist falls below an acceptable level and you receive the wrong treatment or treatment that is poorly completed?
We understand that you must feel upset, in pain and also angry with the situation you’ve been left in. You may even be facing a dental large bill to put the work right. We can help you to understand if there is the opportunity to make dental negligence claims against your dentist and to recover compensation.
What Can Go Wrong?
There are many different procedures that dentists carry out and each of them presents a certain amount of risk. Almost every procedure carries the risk of potential dentist negligence claims if it is not performed correctly. Your dentist should talk to you about the risk involved in any work being done, before they complete the work. Some of the more common procedures which could bring about dental negligence claims are:
- wrongful removal of a tooth or teeth
- removing the wrong tooth
- not completing sufficiently good fillings
- not completing sufficiently good crowns
- tooth whitening issues, such as sensitivity or permanent damage
- damage to facial or oral nerves whilst carrying out dental work
- not diagnosing or treating gum disease (periodontal disease)
- failure to manage tooth cavities or decay
- poor root canal treatment
- failed implants
All of these procedures are relatively common and many people have these type of treatments with no problems, but if you think your dentist failed in the standard of care given to you and that you may have a dental negligence claim, you should talk to us today, we can help.
How Can Carter & Carter Help with Dentist Negligence Claims?
We have many years experience in the fields of dentist negligence claims and personal injury and we recover compensation for people like you every day.
We know how distressing and upsetting it is to be in pain and also to be let down by someone you trust such as your dentist. Because we are a niche firm we can take the time to get to know you and understand the situation you are in. We can offer you a personal service which many of the big law firms just cannot offer.
What Will It Cost To Make A Dentist Negligence Claim?
When people know that something has gone wrong with their dental treatment they sometimes worry that they will not be able to make a dental negligence claim as they will not be able to afford it.
We promise that your first consultation is free and during this meeting we will discuss potential dentist negligence claims and explain where you stand legally, in clear and uncomplicated language. You can then decide if you would like to proceed with a dental negligence claim and that you are happy for us to represent you.
We guarantee that if you lose your claim you pay ABSOLUTELY NOTHING so you have nothing to lose by making a claim.
Contact Us Today About Your Dentist Negligence Claim
Please call us today to discuss any dental negligence claims, or if you would prefer us to call you back at a more convenient time, we can arrange it. You could also arrange an appointment to see us at our office. Please call us to arrange.
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