Dental Malpractice Claims:
Other Nerve Injuries
As a California dental malpractice attorney, Dane Levy has seen a wide variety of cases, such as those involving nerve injuries, infections, and much more. Whether anesthesia deaths, the onset of oral cancer, or incorrect application of orthodontic appliances, when you’re injured and need the services of a highly qualified California dental malpractice lawyer, entrust your needs to Dane Levy and his competent staff.
Selected excerpts of reported cases, decisions and settlements. The following factual scenarios and dental malpractice case summaries have been reported in various publications or handled by this law firm.
While performing dental procedures, dentists must exercise extreme care not to injure vital anatomical structures in the oral cavity including nerves. As an example, extraction of wisdom teeth (third molars) often gives rise to dental malpractice suits as a result of injury to the lingual nerve that can result in either temporary or permanent nerve damage.
Case: Undiagnosed fractured jaw resulted in inferior alveolar nerve injury. Confidential Settlement.