DENTAL MALPRACTICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Dentist’s Tooth Extraction Procedure Causes Nerve Damage DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-four-year-old female patient who presented to her dentist for a routine tooth filling. The patient was not in any pain at the time of the visit but the doctor advised her that she needed to have a root canal procedure performed, …

Extensive Dental Work Done Without Antibiotics Causes Infection DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

This special care dentistry case involves a male patient who presented to his dentist with a missing crown on his left lower molar. The crown had been missing for about two weeks, and, at the time of the visit, the patient experienced severe tooth discomfo …

Nursing Home Patient Falls and Sustains Severe Brain Bleed DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Nursing Home Patient Falls and Sustains Severe Brain Bleed

This case involves a geriatric nursing home patient. She fell in an isolated area of the facility while attempting to grab her spare box of dentures adhesives and was not noticed for several hours. The patient experienced significant head injuries includin …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home DENTAL MALPRACTICE Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

This senior care case involves an 84-year-old male with a medical history significant for CVA, cachexia, hypertension, type II diabetes, and mild anemia. The patient recently suffered a CVA with left hemiparesis and was discharged to a nursing home for fu …