Dental malpractice is one of the most common reasons why many people around the world are searching for lawyers to fight for them. Dentists have become one of the most common people who have been doing various kinds of malpractices and which have been harming the lives of many patients. The malpractice range from wrong medications to improper treatment and so on. This is dangerous for the patient and can be at times life threatening also.
Dental malpractice has been defined as the negligence of the dentist towards the patient with regard to any oral problem. The problems can range from bad dental work, delay in the oral treatment and misconduct on the part of the dentist and so on. Usually it has been observed that the malpractice leads to pain and suffering for the patient. Loss of sensation is the worst state that the doctor can lead the patient to due to his act of negligence. This happens because often the dentists are more concerned with the income that they will have when they treat you. They do not take into consideration the fact whether the treatment is correct for a certain individual.
Some examples of malpractice caused by dentists are given as below. Patients have died due to wrong surgery done on them. Many have suffered from nervous problems due to wrongful application of anesthesia during the oral surgery. Many individuals have complained about infections to gum, jaw or teeth due to lack of hygiene of the dentist. Many have even felt a loss of taste due to the wrong treatment. And last but not the least, due to wrong treatment many people had to extract a number of their teeth as they could no longer bear the pain.
People should be aware of these malpractices and must immediately consult a lawyer if they feel they are victim of such malpractices.