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Dental care is something that everyone needs but often resist or are intimidated by. While modern dental techniques have come a long way to providing relatively painless and rapid treatments for all types of regular and specialized dental care, it can sometimes happen that the dentist will act irresponsibly or cause injury to a patient through carelessness or negligence. This is called dental malpractice. If you or a loved one have suffered injury or trauma while under the care of a dentist you may be able to seek financial compensation for your injuries as well as for any pain and suffered you were caused. To discuss your case you should call and speak to an experienced Atlanta personal injury attorney at the Law Office of Neil Flit.
The range of injuries and treatment that can fall under dental malpractice do not always mean the dentist intentional harmed the patient. Whatever your injuries may be, if the dentist or their staff can be found responsible for harming you they can be found liable. In cases of physical molestation or forcible restraint of a patient the dentist or dental staff responsible can be found guilty of gross misconduct and even charged with criminal assault.
Injuries Caused by Poor Dentistry
Among the many types of injuries that can occur as a result of negligent dental care are the following:
- Injuries to the jaw and bones in the head
- Infections and allergic reactions to medications
- Overmedication including anesthesia and pain medication
- Damage done to nerves in the mouth, jaw and tongue
- Improper dental reconstructive surgery
- Unnecessary treatments or fraudulent diagnosis
If you or a loved one have suffered from any of the above of feel you have been improperly treated or your dental problems inadequately addressed you should visit our firm and discuss the details of your case. We can advise you on the legal options you may have available and explain how to best pursue your dental malpractice claim. We are committed to aggressively representing each of our clients and are prepared to take your case to court if necessary. Call us for an appointment today.
Contact an Atlanta personal injury lawyer if you have suffered injuries or damages as a result of dental malpractice.