DENTAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Orthodontics Expert Discusses Inappropriate Treatment for Jaw Misalignment DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged patient in Massachusetts who was referred to the defendant orthodontist for treatment of a gap between his front teeth that he wanted to close. At his initial orthodontic consultation, the orthodontist noted that the pat …

Leading Dentistry Expert Evaluates Botched Root Canal DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Leading Dentistry Expert Evaluates Botched Root Canal

This case involves a male patient who underwent a root canal and crowning procedure under the care of the Defendant dentist. On the day of the root canal, the dentist used a number of instruments to determine the length of the canals to be treated, however …

Oral Surgery Expert Opines on Post-Surgical Brain Damage DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Oral Surgery Expert Opines on Post-Surgical Brain Damage

This case involves a 27-year-old male who underwent an elective procedure to correct a cleft palate. After the surgery, he was observed for approximately one hour before being released. A few hours later, he contacted the surgery center asking for a nurse …

Failure to Administer Antibiotics After Tooth Extraction Leads to Infection DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

…  a male patient who had a long history of extremely poor dental hygiene. As a result of this long history of poor hygiene, the patient required extensive dental care, including the removal of several teeth. After undergoing his first …

Oral Surgery Leads to Muscular Necrosis DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Oral Surgery Leads to Muscular Necrosis

…  a female patient who developed an abscess following a dental crown procedure who, despite attempts at incision and drainage of the …

Patient is Injured by Negligent Dental Work DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Patient is Injured by Negligent Dental Work

…  mandatory precautions have to be taken before any dental procedure can be performed, including pre-extraction antibiotics and a …

Unnecessary Dental Work Causes Chronic Pain DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Unnecessary Dental Work Causes Chronic Pain

…  case involves complications following a dental procedure. The patient had no significant medical history. During the …