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The owner of “Smile Like the Stars”, a chain of teeth whitening clinics, has become the first person to be found guilty of illegally teaching people to carry out a tooth whitening procedure.
Can over brushing your teeth be harmful?
Sophie Angwin, acted for a Client who discovered in 2013, that her dentist had carried out a substandard root canal treatment and substandard crown placement to her LR6 tooth by failing to fill all of the canals and, despite knowledge …
Samantha Swaby, in the Dental Negligence Team acted for a woman who received £6,000 for the substandard root canal treatments she had received from her dentist. The dentist failed to fully complete the root canal treatments and would repeatedly dress …
This blog discusses the rise of illegal teeth whitening and who is able to provide such treatment.
Bruxism, the grinding of teeth, and stress-induced teeth clenching is reported to be on the rise 
How far would you go to avoid sitting in the dreaded dentist chair?
A blog discussing the benefits of healthy eating to maintain a healthy smile.
Rebecca Callard acted for a 68 year old man, who regularly attended his dentist for routine check ups between 1996 and 2011. Both of his treating dentists failed to diagnose, treat and monitor the progression of severe periodontal disease, despite …
Rebecca Callard recently obtained £65,000 for our client after her dentist failed to diagnose and treat periodontal disease between 1989 and 2011. The Defendant had failed to identify that our client was suffering from severe gum disease and as a …
Rebecca Callard acted for a 46 year old woman who sustained a nerve injury whilst undergoing a dental procedure. Our client underwent a bone grafting procedure in preparation for a placement of an implant at the site of a missing …
The cost of dental treatment rising in the UK is leading to unprecedented numbers of patients seeking treatment abroad 
This blog discusses what happens when a dentist has been refused insurance cover.
The importance and benefits of regular dental check up appointments.
It comes as no surprise that the cost of dental treatment is, once again, in the national press for being unaffordable and inaccessible.
Key information on the causes and treatment of tooth erosion.
In our brave new world of cosmetic dentistry where new products and treatments are being brought to the market all the time, I take a look at Invisalign Braces; what they are, whether they are any good, and what problems they may cause.
Dental implants are becoming more popular as a choice of treatment for tooth replacement.
Key information about the rare but serious risk of inhaling a tooth during the extraction process
When does it become necessary to have a Litigation Friend in a Dental Negligence Claim?
Rebecca Callard, Associate in the Dental Negligence team, acted for Jason who was left with a fractured K-File in his tooth following an emergency root canal treatment. The NHS Trust performing the operation failed to inform Jason that the K-File had …
The extraction of wisdom teeth has long been a daunting prospect, particularly when the lower third molar is in close proximity with the inferior alveolar nerve resulting in an increased risk of iatrogenic injury during extraction.
Rebecca Callard, an Associate in the Dental Negligence Team, acted for a 36 year old woman, who received £15,000 following substandard crown work and root canal treatment. Our client attended the defendant dentist in 2010 complaining of a debonded crown …
Can regularly attending the dentist positively affect my baby?
How to maintain good oral heath for people suffering from dementia.