Category Archives: Dental Malpractice

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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Defining Dental Malpractice

What are the elements necessary to file a dental malpractice lawsuit? Dental malpractice, like medical malpractice, is not as infrequent an occurrence as one might expect. It is also not often easy to prove. Dental malpractice is said to occur when a dental patient is harmed by care that is below normal standards. There are […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2016
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Defining Dental Malpractice

What are the elements necessary to file a dental malpractice lawsuit? Dental malpractice, like medical malpractice, is not as infrequent an occurrence as one might expect. It is also not often easy to prove. Dental malpractice is said to occur when a dental patient is harmed by care that is below normal standards. There are […]

  • Posted on: Apr 18 2016
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A New Surgical Method for Bunion Correction?

In Podiatry Today, Volume 27, Issue 9, September 2014, there is an article describing a “minimal incision” approach to bunion (hallux valgus) surgery by authors Norman A. Siddiqui, DPM and Guido LaPorta, DPM.  The authors recognize that while this is not new in the United States, it is not a common form of bunion correction […]

  • Posted on: Nov 3 2014
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Diabetic Burns are Preventable

In The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 53, Number 4, (www.JFAS.org) there is an article titled “Diabetic Foot Burns: A Case Series” submitted by Drs. Nerone, Springer and Atway, podiatrists from the Department of Orthopedics at the Ohio State University Medical Center.  Diabetic patients can have loss of feeling called neuropathy and have […]

  • Posted on: Aug 6 2014
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Invisilign is not for everyone

Although general dentists are usually trained and competent in doing Invisilign braces procedures, it is a good idea to get a 2nd opinion from an orthodontist when considering a treatment plan presented by the general dentist who suggests Invisilign. For example, if you have a significant overjet condition you probably should not go with Invisilign […]

  • Posted on: Jul 7 2014
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Where Getting Relief is Like Pulling Teeth High-Volume Clinic Wears Lawsuit Crown

THIS DAILY NEWS INVESTIGATION WAS REPORTED AND WRITTEN BY STAFF WRITERS RUSS BUETTNER AND WILLIAM SHERMAN. IT WAS LED BY BUETTNER WITH DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER TARA GEORGE Friday, March 10th 2000, 2:12AM New York City’s busiest dental clinic is run by one of America’s most sued dentists – a practitioner who has been accused […]

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2014
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