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Dental License Defense Attorney Michigan

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Are you a dentist facing a licensing complaint or an informal or formal hearing? Is your patient suing you? Are you anticipating a malpractice lawsuit or complaint to the state licensing board by one of your patients? If so, you could benefit greatly by timely contacting Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC With more than four decades of experience, from coast to coast, as a dental licensing defense attorney in Michigan, New York, Iowa, Alaska, Maryland, Washington DC, Virgina, Florida, and other states, Mr. Gittleman has had amazing success. Call today to schedule a consultation.

Why Choose Attorney Robert Gittleman?

Robert Gittleman has spent over forty years fine-tuning his litigation skills,  successfully handling cases involving every aspect of dental misadventure. There is no dental attorney in Michigan or anywhere else in the country better equipped to offer the strongest and a persuasive defense. Mr. Gittleman anticipates all claims before they are made, and aggressively mobilizes his arsenal of tested defenses to increase your chances of preserving your license and your assets. Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC offers both hourly and per diem fee structures.

Robert Gittleman has vast experience in defending claims regarding:

  • Medicare (mis-billing or fraud)
  • Medicaid (mis-billing or fraud)
  • Private Insurance Co (disputes, miss-billing, or fraud)
  • Excessive billing
  • False billing
  • Dental malpractice causing patient injuries
  • Substandard treatment claims
  • State licensing complaints (all types)
  • Civil cases
  • Criminal cases (alleging unessary treatment, fraudulent billing, improper treatment, abuse of drug prescribing privileges)
  • Fraud
  • Unneeded or over treatment for profit motive

Having conducted full trials in multiple administrative courtrooms throughout the country and state courts, and also being involved with dentists in the federal court system,  Mr. Gittleman understands the unique defenses required in dental cases. Malpractice and billing proceedings can be incredibly complex and difficult to defend, so why go to anyone but the best? Mr. Gittleman has an unrivaled reputation for his straightforward approach, cutting-edge techniques, convincing persuasive demeanor and negotiating skills.

Dental Malpractice

Dental malpractice is the issue Mr. Gittleman sees most often at his firm. It is important each dentist he defends understands what constitutes malpractice.

Dental malpractice takes many forms, including: failing to chart or note cancer or cysts, signs of gum disease; providing faulty veneers, crowns or bridges; injuring nerves; dropping instruments or teeth in the lungs or stomach; forcing instruments or chemicals through the tooth; cutting or burning tongue, gums, lips or cheeks; injurious implant technique, during RCT perforating through the tooth; leaving retained instruments in surgical area; braces causing teeth loss or jaw joint dysfunctions; anesthesia misuse; excessive bleeding causing death, plus many other substandard actions injuring patients, including topics discussed below.

Dentists must practice according to current standards of care. When the standard has not been met, a malpractice claim may result. Once a doctor agrees to offer treatment, he or she becomes obligated to provide reasonable care. For a patient to win a malpractice case against the doctor, it must be demonstrated the dentist breached the standard of care and, the patient suffered injury. The patient must also prove negligence by the dentist caused the injury. A patient's dissatisfaction with treatment results is not grounds for malpractice.

Patient's have responsibility to maintain daily oral hygiene, receive timely cleanings, and follow recommendations and instructions to prevent disease.

When It Happens

Dental malpractice can result from many different failed treatments, including:

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Mr. Robert Gittleman is here to help you sort through the details of your dilemma when you are facing complaints or lawsuits. Contact Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC today to schedule a consultation.

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