Posts From May, 2016

Dental Malpractice Suit after 6-Year-Old Dies Following Simple Dental Procedure

Why does U.S. law often work to protect dentists rather than patients? No parents should have to suffer the tragedy recently endured by a California couple. Tim and Eliza Sears lost their beloved kindergartener, Caleb, during an uncomplicated dental procedure. In addition to suing the oral surgeon involved, Dr. Doucet, for malpractice, they are seeking […]

  • Posted on: May 20 2016
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Don’t Have a Toothache in Maine!

Why do Maine dentists keep practicing despite serious violations? A recent research study performed by WGME (a Maine affiliate of CBS) found that dozens of dentists in Maine are continuing to practice after their work was documented as falling below the standard of care. In some cases, these dentists had even admitted to charges of […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2016
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