When seeking dental care, you expect procedures to be performed properly by an experienced dentist or dental hygienist. Unfortunately, sometimes a dentist can be negligent in their care and procedures, and you can be injured or face more dental damage. When this happens while visiting a dental professional, it is referred to a dental malpractice.
Dental malpractice in NY (New York) is not as uncommon as you might think.You may not hear about them as often as medical malpractice cases, however, NYC Dental Malpractice Lawyers see many cases in which a dentist was negligent, resulting in more serious injuries for the patient.
Types of cases in which dental malpractice may occur include:
- Improper diagnosis
- Improperly treated for various oral conditions
- Delayed diagnosis or treatment of an oral condition
- Improperly performed procedure(s)
- Use of malfunctioning equipment
Dental malpractice can result in chipped teeth, damaged nerves, permanent jaw injuries and even death from anesthesia. If you or a loved one has suffered complications and/or damages due to a dentist’s negligence, contact our dental malpractice lawyers NY immediately. A statute of limitations on such cases applies, so don’t wait to have an attorney determine whether you have viable grounds for a case. Our dental negligence lawyers can investigate your claim and gather evidence and testimony to prove dental malpractice, helping you to receive the compensation you deserve.