Dental negligence is serious pain, injury, illness, or trauma you have suffered because of negligent dental treatment. From incidents such as the wrong tooth being removed to more serious injuries resulting in lasting nerve damage, our dental negligence solicitors can help you claim compensation if you’ve suffered an injury in the dentist’s chair.
To find out if you’re eligible for dental negligence compensation and to start your claim, get in touch with our expert dental lawyers today. We will conduct a free, no obligation consultation to help you begin a dental claim and obtain the compensation you deserve.
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If you have a problem with your teeth or mouth that has been caused by your dentist, you may be eligible to make a ‘no win no fee’ dental claim. You could receive compensation if you can show appropriate evidence that malpractice by your dentist has caused injury, damage, or unnecessary pain and suffering.
Get in touch with our expert dental negligence solicitors for a free, no obligation consultation. We act on a ‘no win no fee’ basis, so it won’t cost you a penny to start a claim for dental negligence with us.
Our specialist medical negligence solicitors have years of knowledge and experience in dental claims and can make all the difference in helping to secure the compensation you deserve.
Dental claims differ greatly, so we’ll assess the following to build our case and decide on an appropriate settlement sum:
Our expert dental lawyers will review your case and help you understand what you may be entitled to, based on your personal situation, alongside similar cases they’ve seen. They’ve already achieved great results for others.
“Patients fail to realise that dentistry is loosely regulated, leaving them at risk from substandard treatment and large bills for remedial work should their treatment go wrong.”
“We campaign for greater regulation over dentistry, and work hard to ensure the victims of substandard care are properly represented, and fully compensated for their pain and loss.”
Dental negligence refers to pain, injury or trauma suffered because of substandard treatment or dental malpractice. The most severe cases can have a dramatic impact on a person’s health, leading to the onset of permanent nerve damage, lifelong pain, or, in some cases, the progression of mouth cancer.
If you’ve experienced any of the following, you could be entitled to dental injury compensation.
If you believe you’ve been a victim of negligent dental care, you may be able to claim compensation for the following:
Compensation can help with the cost of rectifying your dentist’s mistakes to get your life back on track. A dental negligence settlement isn’t for financial gain, but to help cover the cost of ongoing treatment and care, and any loss of earnings which you may have incurred by taking time away from work to attend additional appointments.
There are plans to bring in legislation which will make insurance a legal requirement, but it is not clear when this is set to come into effect.
Thankfully, most cases are resolved out of court with a settlement, and your solicitor will ensure all settlement offers are given the correct consideration.
Guidance from the General Dental Council states that all dental practitioners in the UK should be insured against negligence – but there is no law to enforce it. This lack of firm legislation means that many dentists practising in the UK are not insured, placing a large responsibility on patients to do their research before receiving treatment.
Patients fail to realise that dentistry is loosely regulated, leaving them at risk from substandard treatment and large bills for remedial work should their treatment go wrong.
We campaign for greater regulation over dentistry and work hard to ensure the victims of substandard care are properly represented, and fully compensated for their pain and loss.
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