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Emergency backlog

..Mr V states he “knows for a fact” that other dental surgeries are clearing their backlogs and providing routine appointments - and he is “extremely unhappy”...

  • 30 November 2021
  • Case study

Lip trauma

...The dentist states that had there been any lip trauma or acid etch gel touching the tissues he would have advised Mr G immediately and recorded this in the clinical notes...

  • 29 October 2021
  • Case study

Pinpoint fistula

...The letter of claim alleges that the dentist failed to adequately seal the extraction site, and later diagnose and refer Mrs L for specialist treatment to close the suspected oro-antral communication...

  • 30 September 2021
  • Case study

NHS treatment costs

...Mr R has been contacted by NHS Counter Fraud Services, alleging that he was not entitled to an exemption for the cost of his RCT, and he claims that the regulations were not properly explained to him by the practice...

  • 31 August 2021
  • Case study

Treatment abroad

...The patient asks his UK dentist – Dr U – to re-cement the bridge permanently without further endodontic treatment...

  • 30 July 2021
  • Case study

Mercury fears

...Mr K says he has been generally unwell since the filling was placed and is convinced that this is caused by ingesting mercury from the amalgam filling...

  • 30 June 2021
  • Case study

Consent to treat

...Dr L is concerned that Mrs P does not appear to have capacity to give informed consent for the necessary treatment...

  • 28 May 2021
  • Case study

Nerve injury

...Mr J returns to Dr N over a week later complaining of numbness in his lip and tongue...

  • 29 April 2021
  • Case study

Unstable implant

...Mr W demands he be refunded for the cost of his implant which he says is unstable and has required repeated tightening...

  • 31 March 2021
  • Case study

Bone loss

...It is alleged that Dr W neglected to secure informed consent for the procedure and failed to provide an adequate standard of treatment...

  • 26 February 2021
  • Case study

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