They could, but your defense is everything you've posted - document everything in a journal and get as many banking records as you can. I'd think they'd be more concerned about "losing" $2,400 - meaning an employee stole it.
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If you paid, then you don't owe them the money. Are they trying to collect from you? If so, then you would want to contact a consumer protection attorney to protect yourself although I doubt they will sue you for the money as it is a very low amount. They will probably not report to the credit bureaus either. Good luck.
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As my colleagues have stated, you have paid.
This issue may be whether or not you can prove it, if a demand is made upon you.
If the dentist has admitted they are fault, you should document those facts in a journal, such as who said what and when.
Be prepared to respond in writing, if the dentist bills you for these charges, or if any collections should occur, which is unlikely.
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