In the last few years I have dealt with the following types of dental negligence claims.  It's been a long time since I saw something I haven't seen before!

  • Periodontal mismangement

  • Failure to diagnose caries (decay)

  • Implant failures

  • Lingual nerve injuries

  • Wisdom teeth extraction injuries

  • Root filling failures

  • Hypochlorite injuries

  • Restorative failures

  • Consent failures

  • Inferior alveolar nerve injuries

  • Orthodontic mismanagement

  • Root resorption

  • Oro-antral communications

  • Extraction of the wrong tooth

  • Inappropriate restorative materials

  • Failure to take radiographs

  • Systemic infection and disciitis

  • Poor infection control

  • Failure to treatment plan

  • Failure to refer

  • Prescription errors

  • Repetitive antibiotic prescription