OVERVIEW

Brush your teeth, floss, and gargle. It’s what your mother has been telling you since you were able to pick up a toothbrush. If you follow these simply guidelines, the wisdom goes, you should have a painless dentist’s appointment every year. Unfortunately, dental mistakes do occur.

CAUSES

There are many ways in which dental malpractice can occur. Some include:

  • Failure to properly detect an oral disease or malformation
  • Improper utilization of dental or surgical utensils
  • Installation of defective or shoddy dental products

Other forms of malpractice may occur depending on the facts and circumstances of specific cases.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE A VICTIM OF DENTAL MALPRACTICE?

Poor quality dental care can cause long term injury to the patient. If you or a loved one has experienced any of the following problems, it might be the result of dental malpractice:

  • Nerve or tissue damage
  • Damage to the oral structure, such as to the teeth, jaws, or tongue
  • Illness or injury from failing to detect an oral disease or from a wrongful diagnosis
  • Infection due to the use of improperly sterilized equipment
  • Tooth trauma

HOW CAN HABUSH HELP?

If you have been the victim of dental malpractice or negligence, you should understand that you have a right to seek compensation for your injury and suffering. The attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier are here to help you navigate the legal process. Call 800-2-HABUSH (800-242-2874).