£12,000 dental compensation for extensive bridge failure.
A 53 year old woman from the South West has received £12,000 compensation after extensive bridgework failed.
Our client Mrs E visited her dentist Dr U in 2010 where a treatment plan was created involving bridgework and crowns. Mrs E underwent the treatment that effected 15 of her teeth in May 2010. After Mrs E had had the bridges fitted she returned to her dentist on multiple occasions complaining of a gap between her gum and the top of her bridge, and also the colour of the bridge which appeared to make Mrs E’s teeth appear grey. Dr U did little to alleviate Mrs E‘s concerns and she eventually decided to change to a new dentist.
Mrs E was then informed that her bridgework had multiple defects, was uneven and was clinically unsatisfactory.
Due to Dr U’s lack of skill and care in providing Mrs E’s bridgework she has been left needing it replaced in its entirety. Dr U did not admit liability but the Dental Law Partnership were able to secure Mrs E £12,000 dental compensation.