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This article was published on October 13th, 2016
A man has been awarded £17.5k in an out of court settlement after dental work he received resulted in him getting a nasty infection which caused his face and jaw to swell. The successful claimant argued that the dental work he received, which included fitting a bridge to his upper jaw, was poorly planned and not carried out effectively.
The problems began after the man was advised to have a new bridge fitted to his upper jaw and that he would not need implants for the surgery. He claims his X-ray showed infection but there was no mention of how to deal with it and the surgery went ahead anyway. Following the new bridge being fitted, he began to feel unwell and experience pain in his face and jaw and even felt puss seep from one of the teeth.
“At first the pain wasn’t that bad but my teeth were oozing pus which made my breath smell really horrible,” he said. “I could just taste rotting in my mouth.”
He returned to the dentist who confirmed he had a chronic infection in his jaw and then, when he had repair work, the root end was fractured, fracturing his tooth. He went to hospital and was treated with strong antibiotics to get the infection under control. The pain was so intense that he was unable to work and has had the bridge removed and now wears dentures.
Most of the time you can trust your dentist to give you good quality care but on occasion, things go wrong and you need specialist advice. At Thorneycroft Solicitors we have specialist solicitors who have experience dealing with dental claims if a dentist or dental practitioner has caused you necessary pain and discomfort.
We offer a free initial interview in order to review your specific circumstances and assess the viability of your clinical negligence claim.
To speak to one of our specialist team call us now on FREEPHONE 0800 093 2030, or complete our simple enquiry form and we can call you back at a time to suit you.
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