Tooth Extraction Injury Attorney Located in Santa Clarita
Helping You Recover from Poorly Performed Procedures in California
A tooth extraction is a common dental procedure that is performed regularly for a variety of reasons. The process is not particularly invasive or involved but does require care and precision. Far too often, dentists who are underprepared or underqualified attempt to perform extractions and end up making mistakes. Even a perfectly qualified dentist can botch the procedure if they are negligent.
A competent dentist will thoroughly assess whether a patient is a good candidate for tooth extraction before prescribing the procedure. They will also handle the process carefully and pay close attention to detail. If your dentist or oral surgeon failed to properly extract your tooth, seek legal representation right away. As a skilled dental malpractice attorney and licensed dentist located in Santa Clarita, I am prepared to hold your dentist accountable and help you seek justice.
The Aftermath of a Failed Tooth Extraction
After you have had a tooth pulled, you may feel a bit of discomfort — that is perfectly normal. What is not normal is severe pain, swelling, or infection.
Symptoms and injuries associated with botched tooth extractions include:
- Nerve damage
- Damaged teeth
- Incomplete extractions
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort or have noticed something wrong after having a tooth extracted, seek a second opinion from a different medical professional. This consultation can help you determine if your dentist is at fault for your condition.
From there, I can step in and help you pursue justice by developing a strong case against the responsible party. Many dentists will be unwilling to own up to their mistakes and may try to convince you that your symptoms are normal. I am equipped to protect your best interest and your oral health by holding these dentists accountable.