DENTAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Severe pan-facial infection from recementing of dental crown DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

…  female patient who had previously undergone extensive dental work including fitting of crowns to several teeth. The patient called …  patient’s facial infection. The patient required further dental care from an oral surgeon to treat the decaying …

Dentist Fails to Prescribe Antibiotics Which Leads to Dental Abscess DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

…  dental care case takes place in New Mexico and involves a thirty-eight-year-old …  a staph viridans infection. The infection had caused a dental abscess to form which was the source of the patient’s neurological …

Delayed Diagnosis of Dental Abscess Results in Facial Disfigurement DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a previously healthy twenty-five-year-old male with no significant past medical history. He presented to a dentist with a sudden onset of tooth pain, trismus, and severe swelling of the jaw. At the initial visit, no x-rays or other diagn …

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Student Injured During Hockey Practice at School

…  She suffered severe injuries to her mouth, including dental fractures and several broken teeth. The hockey coach never gave the …

Diabetic Patient has Molar Extracted and Contracts Life Threatening Infection DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-year-old male patient with a past medical history of diabetes. He presented to his dentist for a molar extraction for braces. Following the procedure, the patient had a severe infection of the extraction site. The infection/absc …

Cosmetic Prosthodontist Expert Witness Opines on Dental Damage DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Cosmetic Prosthodontist Expert Witness Opines on Dental Damage

This case involves a male patient who presented to a cosmetic dentistry center due to multiple issues. The initial provider assessed the needs and prepared all teeth with porcelain veneers or inlay/onlay type restorations. After the procedure, the patient  …

Allegedly Defective Dental Implant Causes Bone Loss in Patient DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

…  implant case involves a defective dental implant. The plaintiff is a twenty-seven-year-old male who had his tooth …  During the consultation, the surgeon concluded that a dental implant was necessary to replace the plaintiff’s lost tooth. The …