Dental malpractice occurs when an injury is caused by negligent dental work.
Dentists, orthodontists, endodontists, periodontists, oral surgeons and hygienists are considered health care professionals. Like doctors and nurses, they are held to a high standard of care when providing dental services to a patient.
Dental malpractice can include the following types of negligence:
Nerve or structural damage to the tongue, jaw, chin and lips
Numbness or loss of taste after a dental procedure
Routine dental procedures resulting in wrongful death
Anesthesia errors causing personal injury or wrongful death
Failure to diagnose oral disease
Dental treatment without proper consent
Negligently performed oral surgery
Unnecessary or improper tooth extractions
Malicious misconduct by a dental professional
Kyle Pugh protects the rights of victims of dental malpractice. Your case will receive the personal attention of lead attorney, Kyle Pugh, who is dedicated to ensuring you are fairly compensated for the personal injury caused to you by negligent dental professionals. If you believe that you may have been the victim of dental malpractice, contact the dental malpractice attorneys at C. Kyle Pugh, P.C. for a free initial evaluation.