JAW SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Neurosurgeon Advises on Radiation Procedure for Trigeminal Neuralgia JAW SURGERY Expert Case

…  neurosurgery expert witness opines on a case involving a patient who was left with …  presented to her dentist complaining of pain in the right jaw line and cheek bone region. The pain was originally thought to be from an …  therapy to ablate the trigeminal nerve root. Following surgery the symptoms only worsened further and the patient decompensated …

Delayed Diagnosis of Dental Abscess Results in Facial Disfigurement JAW SURGERY Expert Case

…  onset of tooth pain, trismus, and severe swelling of the jaw. At the initial visit, no x-rays or other diagnostic studies were …  days after admission. A tracheostomy was put in place and surgery for the removal of neck and jaw muscles were required to prevent the …

Allegedly Defective Dental Implant Causes Bone Loss in Patient JAW SURGERY Expert Case

…  swelling. X-Rays were taken of the plaintiff’s mouth and jaw to determine the extent of his injuries. It was determined that no other …  The plaintiff scheduled another appointment to have the surgery done. Five weeks later, the plaintiff returned to the oral surgeon to …

Nicked Artery During Tonsillectomy Leads to Brain Damage in Child JAW SURGERY Expert Case

…  that the surgeon cut too deeply into the anatomy of the jaw bone which resulted in significant, postoperative bleeding. The child was …  consciousness. A decision was made to perform emergency surgery, but the child had already developed significant brain damage due to …

Chemotherapy Delayed for Several Months JAW SURGERY Expert Case

Chemotherapy Delayed for Several Months

…  in the right upper margin of her neck at the angle of the jaw bone. The patient presented to an ENT physician who ordered a CT that …  spread. The patient was discharged four days after surgery with no mention of external beam radiation follow-up or chemotherapy …

Craniofacial Surgery Results in Severe Facial Nerve Damage JAW SURGERY Expert Case

Craniofacial Surgery Results in Severe Facial Nerve Damage

This case involves a thirty-three-year-old female who underwent a Le Fort osteotomy with a differential impaction and bilateral sagittal split osteotomy. The preoperative diagnosis was dentofacial deformity with vertical maxillary access, mandibular asymme …