A bad result unfortunately doesn't always mean there was malpractice. Here, it would depend on whether the care provided by the dentist was below the standard of care. You could sue, however, the real question is whether you would be successful in your suit. Use Avvo to find a medical/dental malpractice attorney to review your dental records.
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Whether or not the dentist breached the "Standard of Care" is the big question. If so than what are your damages and are they enough to validate a claim. Consult an attorney to investigate and advise.
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More info is needed. A local dental malpractice lawyer should investigate by ordering your records and sending them to an expert if necessary to review to ascertain whether there was a breach of the standard of care. I’m sorry, but the only malpractice cases my firm handles are birth injury cases (Cerebral Palsy), failure to diagnose cancer cases, and wrong site surgery cases.
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