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    Signs of Dental Malpractice

    Published on August 5th, 2020

    Keeping up with regular dental cleanings is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle. However, in the case that your dentist doesn’t provide you with a high level of care that you expect, your chances of becoming injured become significantly higher. Our Chicago injury attorneys deal with dental malpractice, or the failure to diagnose or treat a hazardous dental condition. If you or a loved one has been the victim of dental malpractice, please get in touch with our team at Shea Law Group.

    Proving Your Case

    Just like medical malpractice cases, dental malpractice cases require proof. The victim needs to be able to prove that the dentist failed to provide the standard of care necessary care. Another simple way to think of the scenario: if another medical professional were in the same position, would they act the same way? No treatments should be performed without your consent and if the treatment was different than what you expected it to be, you may have grounds for a dental malpractice lawsuit.

    Results of Dental Malpractice

    The specific outcome of dental malpractice depends on many moving parts. Common examples include temporary or permanent injury to the nerves in the lips, tongue, chin and jaw. Some victims may also experience the loss of taste or temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).

    Common Dental Procedures That Lead To Liability

     

     

    Contact Our Chicago Injury Attorneys

    Dental malpractice is something that should be taken seriously as it can result in lifelong injuries or even death. If you or a loved one find themselves in this difficult situation, our lawyers at Shea Law Group are only a phone call away. Lean on us during this stressful and scary time.

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