Malpractice suits must be filed with the statute of limitation. Whether there is malpractice involves a combination of your view, and an expert that needs to be retained to review your claim and the records.
Yes there are a number of attorneys who do dental malpractice.
While your view of a problem is important, it is only part of the evaluation procedure of a potential claim.
Do not ignore your experience; do not leap to conclusions.
Give your attorney some room to evaluate your position and claim.
I think you need to speak to an experienced attorney regarding whether or not you should pursue a claim with a lawyer or try to work something out directly with the dentist. I will tell you that in my over 20 years of experience reviewing cases like yours, I generally do not pursue cases of failed crowns or complications from fillings. Because the investment of time and money by an attorney in a case like this would be relatively large (in the tens of thousands of dollars), unless your damages were substantial (in the hundreds of thousands of dollars), it would not be worth an attorney's time and effort to become involved. It sounds like you need corrective work on your teeth. I would think that your priority would be to get in the hands of a competent dentist, get an assessment as to the work that you need, then go back to the first dentist and ask for your money back.
Good luck with your care.
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