Category Archives: Dental Malpractice

Errors in Root Canal Treatments

What are the most common mistakes made during root canal treatments? A root canal, also referred to as endodontic treatment, is performed to repair a tooth that has become badly decayed, inflamed, or infected.  During the procedure, the nerve and pulp within the affected tooth is removed and replaced with a filler.  Root canals can […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2017
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Dental Malpractice Charges Filed After Baby’s Death During Dentist Visit

What is dental malpractice and what are my rights if I am a victim of dental malpractice? The parents of a 14-month old girl are mourning the loss of their young child following what should have been a routine dental procedure.  The child went to a dentist in Texas, where her parents were informed she […]

  • Posted on: Mar 16 2017
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Avoiding Bad Dentists

Beyond the fact that many people are nervous about going to the dentist, all of us are aware that placing ourselves in the care of a dentist puts us in a vulnerable position. As with many professionals whose care we seek, we require trustworthiness as well as competence. This article is designed to guide patients […]

  • Posted on: Jan 23 2017
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The Elements of Dental Malpractice

What must be proved when you sue a dentist for malpractice? As in all cases of medical malpractice, the plaintiff must be able to prove that personal injury was suffered as a result of the practitioner’s substandard care. Because of the complexities of proving dental malpractice to a judge or jury, if you have suffered […]

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2016
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Lawsuit Accuses California Children’s Dental Group of Fraud, Medical Malpractice

What are the fraud and malpractice allegations against Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim? A recently filed lawsuit accuses California Children’s Dental Group clinic in Anaheim, California of fraud and medical malpractice. This lawsuit comes less than 2 months after 57 children were treated for serious infections and abscesses in their mouths and necks after having […]

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2016
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Failure to Treat Periodontal Disease Leads to Brain Abscess

Does failure to prescribe antibiotics for a periodontal infection constitute dental malpractice? For most of us, dental care is routine and rarely results in serious medical issues. Nonetheless, there are instances when patients suffer severe consequences because of a dental problem or inadequate dental care. If you have suffered serious repercussions from dental negligence, you […]

  • Posted on: Aug 10 2016
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Tracking the Most Common Types of Dental Malpractice

What types of dental malpractice are most common?  While many people are not thrilled to go to the dentist, no one expects negligence or serious, perhaps permanent injury to result from a dental visit. Nonetheless, if you have been the victim of dental malpractice, you are not alone. If you find yourself in this situation, […]

  • Posted on: Aug 10 2016
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Survey of Dental Negligence and Malpractice

What dental procedures are potentially most dangerous? An informal study of dental malpractice cases, although based on data from only 242 cases, has uncovered some important information for both dentists and their patients. The researcher, a dental expert who was asked to review cases over more than a decade in order to evaluate them for […]

  • Posted on: Jul 11 2016
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