In short - yes. This is a common question in personal injury or clinical negligence claims and has recently come before the High Court in judicial review proceedings.
Visiting a dentist can be stressful, even though most dental treatments go without a problem.
When mistakes happen this can cause long-term problems with pain, nerve injury and in the worst cases, involve periodontal disease with the requirement for restorative dentistry.
Whether you are treated privately, or by the NHS, you are entitled to the same duty of care from your dentist. We have represented a wide range of clients who have suffered dental negligence ranging from the wrong tooth being removed to more serious cases that include permanent nerve injury, oral mouth cancer or cosmetic dentistry issues.
One of the lesser known areas of medical and clinical negligence, dental negligence often goes unclaimed for. This is where we can help, ensuring you get the justice you deserve.
Supporting you in getting the justice you deserve
If we can help, we will talk to you about the best way forward for you, including funding options open to you. We are also happy to talk to you on a no-obligation basis if you already have a solicitor but would like a second opinion or you are unhappy.
If it helps, we can meet you at home or a neutral venue regardless of where you live. If you choose to instruct us, you will be represented by a solicitor who will be your contact from day one, right the way through to the conclusion, keeping you updated throughout.
Medical or clinical negligence can be a difficult thing to move on from, especially when it’s not your fault and it's life-changing. You can rest assured you'd be in the best possible hands - read about the support we've provided to other clients in their time of need here. Find out here what happens in a typical negligence compensation case. Whatever your case, please contact us and we will work with you to help you get the justice you deserve.
We are utterly indebted to Charlotte's sensitivity, empathy, knowledge, resilience and flight; throughout she has been patient and professional.Ms W.
Head of the claimant clinical negligence and personal injury department.
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