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Maxillofacial treatment errors

If the dentist fails to administer Maxillofacial treatment to an acceptable standard, unwarranted pain and discomfort may be experienced during the procedure, and injury complications or further treatment may result. In this type of situation you can make a dental negligence claim.

What is Maxillofacial treatment?

Oral and Maxillofacial treatment involves complicated surgery which could include issues around simple tooth decay, oral hygiene, implants congenital deformities and jaw re-structure etc. It is a specialist area which requires dental surgeons to qualify both in medicine and dentistry.

What may happen Maxillofacial treatment is not administered correctly?

You need to be satisfied after treatment that the surgery that has taken place has successfully reduced any aesthetic concerns, met expectations of enhancing facial presentation and treated any underlying hygiene, disease, or bone issue.

When would the Dentist’s professional expertise be in question?

  •  The original diagnosis for the surgery was incorrect
  • A delay in performing the surgery led to a worsening of the problem or the onset of  further complications
  • The dentist has made errors in jaw correction and reconstruction surgery
  • Dental implants were not inserted correctly
  • The dentist made errors in the treatment of jaw fractures 

At Dental Accident Helpline we want to make sure you have maximum support in taking your claim to court. For advice now about your claim ring 0330 223 2697 or fill in our compensation claim form.