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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).

COVID-19 Update: A Message From Habush Habush & Rottier

In these difficult times, the attorneys and staff of Habush Habush & Rottier welcome your questions or concerns related to personal injuries and accidents. Your health and safety is our first concern. Please feel free to contact us by email, phone, or on our online chat. We can also arrange video appointments, as necessary.

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