Compensation claims for a lack of hygiene during dental surgery

The dentist can be a quite daunting place for some people, with many considering it as one of the most fearful experiences to go through. Nonetheless, the dentist is there for your benefit and the highly-trained practitioners are using their wealth of expertise to preserve the health of your teeth, so that they are in the best condition. When you are undergoing surgery though, you would like to think that the level of hygiene is of a respectable level, so you know you are receiving the best treatment available. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case and you could end up becoming the victim of negligence through a lack of hygiene, causing you a lot of pain and injury. If you believe you have suffered as a result of this then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Who could I consider making a claim against?

In general, you can look to make a claim against anyone who you feel has put your health at risk through medical negligence. In this situation it could be the operating surgeon or surgical assistant who may have been at fault, or even your dentist or GP. Either way, unhygienic conditions are unacceptable and should not be taken lightly as it could result in a serious infection or illness. If you believe the appropriate requirements have not been reached then it is in your rights to claim against them for negligence.

In what instances could I look to claim as a result of poor dental hygiene?

If you believe poor hygienic conditions have affected you during dental surgery, then you could be entitled to make a claim. There are a number of areas in which potential problems could have occurred, which include:

·         Compensation for errors during dental surgery

·         Compensation for a lack of hygiene during surgery

·         Compensation for failure to adequately clean dental equipment

·         Compensation for failure to adequately clean surgery areas

·         Compensation for an unhygienic dental practice.

How can working with Medical Compensation 4U help me with my claim?

Dealing with dental negligence is never easy, and as you generally use your jaw and teeth each day any problems that you have a direct impact on your lifestyle and your quality of life. The team at Medical Compensation 4U are here to help you throughout your personal injuries every step of the way. Working closely with you during your case, they will ensure that you are able to claim back every penny that you are owed and that it’s put straight back where it belongs – in your hands! So what are you waiting for?