Category Archives: Dental Malpractice

Common Dental Malpractice Lawsuits

If you believe that your dentist’s incompetence or negligence has caused you serious harm, you may be able to sue for malpractice and obtain substantial damages for your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost income, and other related losses. To prove malpractice, you will need an accomplished dental malpractice attorney to leverage his or her […]

  • Posted on: Dec 16 2020
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Did Your Dentist Fail to Diagnose Your Mouth Cancer?

If you have been diagnosed with mouth cancer and your dentist, with whom you have regular visits, failed to perform proper oral cancer screening or ignored signs of possible malignancy, you may be able to sue her or him for malpractice. Unfortunately, many of the tens of thousands of cases of oral cancer diagnosed annually […]

  • Posted on: Nov 17 2020
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Are You a Victim of Orthodontic Malpractice?

If you or your child has been a victim of orthodontic malpractice in New York City, you will no doubt need an expert in this field of dentistry to rectify the problem — assuming it can be rectified. More than that, you will need a skilled dental malpractice lawyer to fight for your right to […]

  • Posted on: Nov 3 2020
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Early Signs of Potential Dental Negligence

Although most of us are taught from an early age to respect medical and dental professionals, there are times when our respect and trust may be misplaced. If you feel you have been mistreated by a negligent dentist, you may well be correct. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, we take all […]

  • Posted on: Oct 21 2020
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Failure to Take Your Medical History May Constitute Dental Malpractice

Have you gone through a traumatic experience as the result of your dentist’s failure to take your medical history or keep it up to date? If so, you may very well be the victim of dental malpractice and entitled to compensation. The way to find out whether you have a viable dental malpractice lawsuit is […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2020
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Can I Sue My Orthodontist for Resorption?

If you have suffered the pain and difficulty associated with root resorption as a result of orthodontic treatment, Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York is eager to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Lance Ehrenberg, Esq., one of our two lead attorneys, specializes in dental malpractice and has comprehensive knowledge of this […]

  • Posted on: Sep 2 2020
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5 Common Dental Negligence Lawsuits

People usually think of medical doctors and hospitals when they hear about malpractice claims, but dentists can commit malpractice and get sued for it. These cases are sophisticated litigation because they involve the use of expert witnesses and technical information. You do not have to go through this experience on your own. A New York […]

  • Posted on: Aug 5 2020
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When Dentists Are Responsible for Infections

Let’s face it, dental work, especially when it is invasive, carries a risk of infection. Although most of us remain perfectly healthy after visiting the dentist, a small percentage of patients end up with painful, even life-threatening infections. While not all such infections are the dentist’s fault, some of them do result from negligence that […]

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2020
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When Your Dentist Damages a Dental Nerve

Because many dental procedures result in discomfort that lingers for hours, days, or even weeks afterwards, patients are often not certain whether the pain or other symptoms they experience after a dental visit is routine or unexpected. As a matter of fact, it may be the result of dental malpractice. There are a number of […]

  • Posted on: Jul 1 2020
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Have You Been a Victim of Dental Negligence?

Though medical malpractice is frequently discussed, dental negligence scarcely is. Nonetheless, many dental patients suffer problems after dental work that they may not even be aware were caused by poor dental diagnosis or treatment. You may have an acute or chronic problem that is the result of dental negligence and not realize the connection. If […]

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2020
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