Dental negligence

Dental Negligence Claims, what do you need to know?

Whether you use a private or an NHS dental practice, there is a risk of dental negligence. If a procedure has been carried out incorrectly, it can be costly to fix any mistakes. Dental health can be a very sensitive topic, and dental negligence can cause further anxieties and even lifelong traumas.

Some cases such as gum disease need an early diagnosis to be treated effectively to then prevent further issues, such as diabetes and heart disease.

Types of dental negligence

The nature of dentistry is to detect problems before they occur, if a dentist fails to detect a problem and treat it accordingly it can lead to serious problems. However, if the problem was treated incorrectly or ignored, this can be dental negligence.

Types of dental negligence you can claim for include:

  • Failing to detect a problem on time during check-ups.
  • Failing to treat problems correctly, which leads to further issues
  • Refusing treatment of an issue leading to further complications.
  • Dental procedure claims, for example, fillings, tooth extraction and root canal
  • Cosmetic procedure claims, for example, teeth whitening, veneers.

It is the dentist’s responsibility, to thoroughly inform you of any treatment plan that you may need, and they should appropriately inform you of the risks and benefits of the treatment, you should also have the choice to not proceed with the treatment, and if any changes to the treatment occur, they should inform you accordingly. If the dentist fails to do any of these tasks, which leads to further complications and you feel like you didn’t get the treatment you deserve, you may be eligible to claim with dental negligence.

How can I make a claim?

If you feel like you didn’t get the treatment you deserve, contact Solicitors on Your Side now! Evidence is an essential part of any claim, the more evidence you can gather to back up your claim, the more likely you are to get higher compensation.

Types of evidence to consider includes:

  • Photographs of your injuries
  • Videos
  • Witness statements
  • Medical records
  • Receipts

How long will it take to get my compensation?

The amount of the compensation depends on how serious the case is, here at Solicitors on Your Side we aim to solve your case as fast as we can, with 95% of cases solved within 9 months. To get more information, contact Solicitors on Your Side now!

How much compensation will I get?

The amount of compensation depends on the seriousness of the case. The more serious the case the more likely you are to get a bigger compensation. Here, at Solicitors on Your Side, we will try to get you the highest compensation possible in a stress-free way.

Contact our Solicitors now!

Contact us now, Solicitors on Your Side can offer you free advice and consultations. Our solicitors can help you on a “no win-no fee” basis. That means there will be no hidden fees, and everything can be done over the phone from anywhere in the UK.

Contact us today by phoning 0330 912 2124, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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