I had a wisdom tooth removed and the following week I had an old filling drilled from the tooth in front of where the wisdom tooth was. Some bits of metal from the filling fell into the hole where the wisdom tooth was. This was discovered 2 years later by xray at a dental check-up. I have had the bits of metal extracted in a very painful procedure which involved cutting away part of my jaw as the bone had healed around the metal. It was suggested to have them removed immediately by a specialist on their discovery because they were not sterile. The dentist has admitted full responsibility and offered to settle under his malpractice insurance. I have worked out most of the details of the amount I wish to claim for but I am unsure how to value my "pain, suffering and inconvenience"
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