The injuries caused by dental negligence can take many forms, but all have a negative impact on the life of the victim to some degree. They may experience significant pain, inconvenience, require significant and costly further treatment or suffer the loss of teeth. Sometimes the damage caused by a dentist is permanent and cannot be remedied by further dental work.
Some of the most common types of dental injury include:
The most common types of dental negligence cases are known as Injury claims. This is when a dental professional causes harm to a patient, often through procedures that they perform poorly, through their incompetence or because of a failure to diagnose, or the misdiagnosis of a condition.