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Dental Negligence Claims

Making a claim for dental negligence compensation

Have you recently received treatment from a dentist that has caused you additional pain or anguish? Do you feel that your dentist did not fully explain all the treatment options available for your particular diagnosis? Would you like to know if you have a right to compensation?

Understanding dental negligence

Healthy teeth are so important to all of us, not just for the practical purpose they fulfil but also the confidence provided by their cosmetic appeal.

However, an excellent set of teeth cannot be maintained without help and most of us, at some point in our lives, will need dental treatment.  We all place enormous trust in our dentist to carry out procedures and deliver treatments that will ensure our teeth return to or remain in great condition.

Although most dental practitioners strive to deliver the best possible treatment for their patients sometimes things can go wrong.  It may happen as a result of unavoidable complications, however, if you receive an injury or suffer problems due to negligence on the part of your dental practitioner you may be entitled to compensation. 

What constitutes dental negligence?

Many people are nervous of going for dental treatment before they even enter the surgery.  Receiving an injury or suffering complications as a result of treatment can therefore be very traumatic.  If something goes wrong and this is caused by the negligence of the dental practitioner we can help you to win the compensation you deserve.

Some examples of dental negligence include:

  • The dentist fails in his or her duty to ensure the client is made aware of all the procedural and treatment options available to treat their particular problem
  • Cosmetic procedures such as crowns or bridges which have been negligently carried out and lead to complications
  • Misdiagnosed or untreated gum disease
  • Inadequate root canal treatment

What should I do to claim compensation?

Get in touch.  Our highly experienced team of dental negligence solicitors will assist you in claiming compensation for complications and/or injuries caused by negligence.   We value that you have chosen us to represent you and we will ensure you are kept informed and up to date as the case proceeds.  Our ‘no win, no fee’ policy will give you the courage to pursue your rightful claim to compensation and all discussions will be in the strictest confidence.

Contact us today to talk about your claim by filling in our contact form and one of our dedicated team will come back to you within 24 hours.  Alternatively, you can call us on 0800 331 8888.  Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.