Defective Root Canals Cause Injury

Root Canals Michigan

Dental tools and a tooth

Substandard root canals are infamous in the dental world - if root canal therapy causes an injury, it can become nightmarish. If root canal treatment causes you pain or tooth loss, Michigan dental malpractice attorney Robert Gittleman has the education and experience to obtain the compensation to which you're  entitled. As a referred dental malpractice lawyer in California, Nevada, Florida, Michigan, and other states, Mr. Gittleman is nationally recognized for his diligent and straightforward approach representing his clients.

What Could Happen?

During your root canal appointment, a dentist may:

  • Break a sharp instrument in your tooth and leave it embedded or protruding through the tooth
  • Perforate your tooth structure or surrounding soft tissue
  • Break the surrounding bone
  • Cause an infection
  • Fail to clean the root canal site
  • Force root canal material outside the tooth or tissue (sealant, cement, etc.)
  • Leave bacteria-ridden material in your tooth or protruding into adjoining tissue (blood, saliva, pieces of bone, gauze, etc.)
  • Overextend instruments outside your tooth, injuring bone or soft tissue
  • Fail to fill a canal
  • Overfill a canal
  • Break your tooth

Root canal malpractice can cause:

  • Tooth loss
  • Bone loss
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Severe medical problems
  • Severe pain
  • Irritated nerves
  • Infection to soft tissue or bone
  • Destruction of soft tissues
  • Severe inflammation or swelling
  • Nerve injury
  • Lifelong injury

What to Do about a Failed or Botched Root Canal

If you have suffered an injury from root canal therapy, contact Robert Gittleman immediately. Dental malpractice lawyers such as Mr. Gittleman are personal injury attorneys specializing in litigation from misconduct of dentists. It is important to find a specialist such as Mr. Gittleman to expertly evaluate the merits of your case and decide whether it can be successfully presented. Experienced in taking on the dentist's own insurance lawyers, Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC has a vast amount of experience in building powerful, compelling cases for his clients.

An adverse outcome at the dentist can be basis for a malpractice case. It is up to Robert Gittleman to establish dental negligence causing your injury or complication. Our firm will work to prove your dentist failed to meet current dental standards of care, and the procedure causing your injury exceeded the terms of your consent.

When you consult Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC's expertise, it is important to compile as much information as possible about your condition, treatment, and injury, including all billings and receipts.

Contacting a Dental Malpractice Attorney

If you suspect your pain or injury from root canal treatment occurred from malpractice, it's best a professional evaluate your case. Robert Gittleman believes everyone deserves to live in comfort and good health and battles dentists and their lawyers to achieve justice for his injured clients. Contact Robert Gittleman Law Firm, PLC today to schedule a consultation.

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