Dental claims

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Dental negligence leading to infection, loss of taste or smell, or a bad result following insertion or extraction of teeth means you may be able to make a substantial claim for compensation against the dentist or dental practice that did not perform their duties to the required standard.

Our Clinical Negligence team works regularly with independent dental experts to make sure you receive the highest possible financial compensation for any dental negligence.

Dental negligence claims can cover a wide variety of incidents, including:

  • Infection
  • Loss of sensation
  • Taste or smell
  • Extraction of teeth
  • Insertion of implants

Dental negligence claims are complex and need to be handled by specialists.  At BL Claims Solicitors, we have considerable experience in these types of cases with the support of respected independent dental experts and barristers who also specialise in this area.

Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their dental negligence claims because:

  • We are acknowledged leaders in the field
  • Our legal team has, collectively, many years of experience in winning clinical negligence compensation claims
  • We talk to our clients in jargon-free language
  • We act quickly so clients get the compensation and care they need as soon as possible
  • We are members of industry bodies and panels related to clinical negligence, which means that BL Claims Solicitors is recognised as being a leader in the legal industry
  • You will discuss your case with a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset

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Related Knowledge & Resources

Damages for a wrongly removed tooth

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Our Client, Miss P sustained a fracture to one of her lower molars, however, after a number of visits to her dentist and multiple treatments the problem still wasn't solved and she sustained permanent damage to her tooth.

Settlement reached for the wrongful extraction of a tooth

The claimant was referred by her dentist to a specialist for removal of her wisdom teeth. Unfortunately, the extraction proved difficult and in error, the dentist removed the wrong tooth. Here is an overview of the Clinical Negligence claim.

Compensation for personal injury caused by negligent dental treatment

Our Clinical Negligence team has successfully recovered £17,500.00 following a claim for compensation as a result of personal injury due to substantial dental treatment.