Extracted wrong tooth
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Visiting the dentist is an essential, yet not always enjoyable task, but if regular check–ups are performed then in most situations the amount of dental work that will need to be undertaken can be kept to a minimal amount. In some cases however, after long periods of not visiting the dentist a person may be required to undergo some serious dental surgery and this can involve fillings, extractions and even root canals if the situation has progressed poorly.
Although in most cases dental procedures are becoming increasingly safe and effective, in some situations human errors can still be made, and one example of this is when the wrong tooth is extracted. If you have suffered in this way at the hands of a negligent dentist then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation to cover any costs you have incurred.
WHO CAN I CLAIM AGAINST FOR A WRONG TOOTH EXTRACTION?
When it comes to claiming for a wrong tooth extraction the person that you will most likely claim against is your dentist, if you feel that they have been negligent towards you. Dentists are fully trained professionals who have a responsibility to perform dental surgery on you to the best of their ability. If they are negligent towards you and remove the wrong tooth then you could make a claim against them for any costs that you incur.
WHAT ARE SOME COMMON EXAMPLES THAT I CAN CLAIM FOR?
- Wrongful tooth extraction
- Further problems with the existing tooth requiring removal
- Administering anaesthetic to the wrong area
- Pain and discomfort associated with wrongful tooth extraction, such as difficulty eating.
IN ADDITION TO MY PERSONAL INJURY, ARE THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS THAT I CAN CLAIM FOR?
- Loss of income – if you are unable to return to work for an extended period of time due to negligence on behalf of your dentist then you could make a claim for a loss of income
- Aesthetic costs – if you are left with low self–esteem or deformities as the result of wrongful teeth extractions then you could be eligible to make a claim for damages in additional to any cosmetic procedures which may be required to rectify the problem
- Additional treatment – if the wrong tooth has been extracted then it is likely that you will still require an extraction procedure for the initial tooth problem. This could be costly and you could make a compensation claim as a result.
WHAT CAN THE TEAM AT MEDICAL COMPENSATION 4U DO FOR ME?
When it comes to personal injury claims, the team at Medical Compensation 4U are here to help and we can guide you throughout the process every step of the way to ensure a successful outcome. Our team are industry experts when it comes to dealing with a wide range of industry claims and we can add our personal, yet professional touch to your case.