Many of us see going to the dentist as a routine occurrence that carries very little risk. The truth is that every time you visit your dentist, you are putting your trust and the safety of your teeth into their hands. Dental procedures are delicate, and they require years of training and knowledge to perform correctly. Most trained dental professionals do their jobs carefully and efficiently, but dental negligence that leads to injury is still a real possibility.
Many people have visited their dentist for routine procedures only to suffer infections, tooth loss, nerve injuries, and even wrongful death because their dentists treated them carelessly. No dental patient deserves to be injured by a negligent dentist. This is why dental malpractice laws exist.
Successful dental malpractice lawsuits let patients hold negligent dentists responsible by giving dental malpractice victims compensation for the injuries they have received. Victims can win dental malpractice cases by proving that their dentist violated the dental community’s standard of care and is directly responsible for injuries they have suffered. This requires the assistance of experienced dental malpractice attorneys who have expert knowledge of the law and dentistry.
Even if you aren’t a victim of dental malpractice, it is wise to look for a dental malpractice attorney who can help you if you ever suffer harm during a dental appointment. Attorney Dane Levy has a dental school education and decades of experience winning high-value dental malpractice cases. Contact him at the Levy Law Firm for expert legal representation.