Dental Malpractice Claims
Dental negligence can occur when a dental health care provider fails to properly treat or care for a patient within the standards of dental practices or procedures.
The following dental health care providers can be responsible for dental malpractice:
- Dental assistant;
- Endodontist; and;
- Maxillofacial surgeons.
Dental Negligence can arise by way of:
- Failure to diagnosis oral cancer or gum disease;
- Improper utilization of dental or surgical utensils resulting in nerve or other surgical damage;
- Excessive force during surgical procedures causing permanent jaw disorders disorders or chronic facial pain;
- Anesthesia errors and injuries;
- Facial paralysis; and
- Nerve damage.
The Medical Malpractice team at Wagners has experience in pursuing serious dental injuries that have caused chronic nerve and facial pain, and that have impacted an individual’s enjoyment of life and ability to work, arising from dental negligence. If you have been injured, a member of our Medical Malpractice team would be happy to speak with you to discuss your options. Contact us for your free consultation.