Dentist's Advantage Case Studies 2012 - 2015 

July 2017
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Follows Molar Extraction – New York Defense Verdict
A defense verdict was found
April 2017
Failure to Properly Perform Treatment in Treatment Plan for Multiple Crowns and Orthodontic Work
$55,200 Verdict
March 2017
Incorrect Tooth Removed
$18,500 Verdict
February 2017
Injuries During Root Canal Procedure Include Complete Anesthesia of Left Side of Chin, Lower Left Lip, and Left Inside of Mouth
Defense Verdict
June 2016
Removable, Not Non-Removable Denture Implanted
$150,000 Verdict
April - May 2016
Man Suffers Problems with Implant of Teeth — Multiple Procedures Required
Defense Verdict
March 2016
Alleged Negligence in Full Mouth Restoration — Ongoing Jaw Pain
Defense Verdict
January - February 2016
Woman Claims Lack of Informed Consent for Removal of Pre-Existing Bridge and Crown Work and Other Work
Defense Verdict
October 2015
Failure to Prescribe Antibiotics Following Tooth Extraction - Abcess Requires Surgery
Defense Verdict
September 2015
Man Claims Bridge for Upper Teeth Didn't Fit Properly
$71,100 Settlement
June 2015
Mental Nerve Injured During Extraction of Ankylosed Tooth
$950,000 Settlement
May 2015
Failure to Recognize and Treat Periodontal Disease
$295,378 Net Verdict
April 2015
Lingual Nerve Injury During Wisdom Tooth Extraction
$875,000 Settlement
March 2015
Failure to Recognize and Properly Treat Oral Infection Following Bone Grafting – Debridement Required
$55,500 Verdict
February 2015
Overfill of Material During Root Canal Blamed for Damage to Inferior Alveolar Nerve
$510,000 Settlement
January 2015
Trigeminal Nerve Injury From Wisdom Tooth Extraction
$1,000,000 Settlement
December 2014
Failure to Fully Investigate Lesion and Diagnose Odontogenic Myxoma in Teenager's Mouth - Removal of Tumor Requires Removal of Part of Jaw
$500,000 Gross Verdict
November 2014
Woman Claims Wrong Tooth Was Extracted, But Dentist Claims Tooth Extracted Was Source of Pain
Defense Verdict
October 2014
Overfill of Material During Root Canal Blamed for Damage to Inferior Alveolar Nerve
$510,000 Settlement
September 2014
Man Dies Following Wisdom Tooth Extraction- Necrotizing Mediastinitis, Septic Shock, Ludwig's Angina
$2.6 Million Net Verdict
August 2014
Extraction of Wisdom Teeth Alleged to Sever Lingual Nerve - Numbness and Loss of Taste - Defendant Claims Nerve Not Damaged and Nerve Injury Was a Known Risk
$25,000 Verdict
July 2014
Failure to Fully Investigate Lesion and Diagnose Odontogenic Myxoma in Teenager's Mouth - Removal of Tumor Requires Removal of Part of Jaw
$500,000 Gross Verdict
June 2014
Teenager Claims Failure to Note Globulomaxillary Cyst on X-Ray Led to Infection Which Necessitated Extensive Treatment
$850,000 Verdict
May 2014
Failure to Perform Dental Work Properly and Failure to Perform All of Work Set Out in Plan and Billed to Insurer
$60,000 Verdict
April 2014
Root Canals and Crowns Allegedly Not Performed Properly - Infections Lead to Extraction of Five Teeth.
$45,000 Verdict
March 2014
Forceful Removal of Denture When Resin for Impression During Relining Blamed for Injury to Tissue Around Implant Which Then Failed - Defendant Claims  Not Much Force Was Used and Implant Had Failed Prior to Denture Procedure
$60,000 Verdict With Post-Trial Confidential Statement
February 2014
Failure to Diagnose Jaw Infection From Woman’s Call Reporting Pain Following Installation of Splint for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction - Extensive Treatment Required, Including Reconstruction of Jaw
$2.7 Million Net Verdict
January 2014
Woman Alleges Failure to Diagnose Periodontal Disease, Leading to Loss of All Upper Teeth and Need for Denture
$320,343 Judgment After Reductions to $420,000 Gross Verdict