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Cosmetic Dentistry is becoming more and more popular but sadly for some, the pursuit of the perfect smile can turn into a traumatic experience. If you believe you have suffered poor dental care, and are looking for compensation from your dentist, talk to the Dental Negligence Team. We are one of the leading firms of dental negligence solicitors in England and Wales, with years of experience conducting claims against dentists.
If you believe that you may have a claim against your dentist for negligent cosmetic dental work, please contact us via our freephone number or by filling in our request a call back form. We will ensure that you get to speak quickly and directly to one of our dedicated team who can advise you on your options, free of charge.
After you first make contact, we will then:
All of our partners are accredited specialist practitioners with The Law Society and have extensive experience in running negligent cosmetic dentistry claims on behalf of Claimants.
Samantha has been a member of the Dental Negligence Team for several years and is able to…
Examples of cosmetic dentistry include:
Claims for negligent cosmetic dentistry most commonly involve problems with veneers. This could be:
Other types of claims could include:
Although claims for substandard tooth whitening are less common, if a poor outcome has resulted please contact us.
The level of compensation awarded will differ in relation to the extent and consequences the negligent treatment. There is no “fixed amount” as every case is different. However, the Dental Negligence Team will always strive to achieve the maximum compensation available for you.
Damages (i.e. compensation) consist of 3 main strands:-
Whilst the dentist you are making a claim against has the right to refuse to continue your treatment, this does not mean that you cannot be treated by a different dentist at the same practice. However, if you would prefer to continue your treatment elsewhere, you are entitled to do so and this will not have any impact on your claim. If you need treatment whilst your claim is ongoing, such as veneer preparation, implants or orthodontic work, it is important that you continue with this treatment. If the treatment is required due to negligence, this will be factored into your claim.
The fact you are making a claim will not affect your eligibility to join another NHS practice.