Th answer is no. A dentist cannot perform services and charge you for them without your consent. You may have a dental malpractice case and you should consult with a medical malpractice attorney before signing anything, as my colleague has stated. Good luck!
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I would recommend that you contact a dental malpractice attorney to discuss your claim with. Find one in your local area right away and in the mean time, do not sign any patient release form or you will lose all of your rights to any further award. Good luck
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No, contact a local dental malpractice lawyer to investigate.
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