Every year, millions of people all over the country go into their dentist for something more than a routine cleaning. More involved procedures are necessary for all kinds of dental issues and it generally isn’t something to worry about. However, it’s important for patients to know that dental malpractice is a very real thing, albeit a rather small risk.
Depending on how invasive the procedure is, there’s a good chance you’ll probably have some aches and pains to deal with later on. Your mouth is a hotbed of nerves after all. But you should know upfront what these types of pains are liable to feel like so you know what to expect.
After the procedure, if you feel anything other than what was described, you may need to call upon dental lawyers for help. Start by speaking with your dentist first and finding out what the issue might be and if they can address it. However, if you have any suspicion that your dentist isn’t being forthright with you or they’re simply not being helpful, consult an experienced lawyer who can tell you what’s going on.
If your life has been impacted due to medical malpractice on the part of your dentist, you have a right to seek damages and have justice served. Dane Levy can help you whether you’re suffering from a dental implant nerve injury, root canal overfill or some other issue.