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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Claiming compensation for dental infection


    If you have ever suffered from a dental infection you will know just how painful it can be. In many cases the infection will be under the tooth, taking up what little space exists between the tooth and the gums and jawline. As such it causes a built-up of pressure and that leads to considerable pain.

    In some cases the dentist will prescribe antibiotics to get rid of the infection, before providing appropriate treatment to resolve the problem. In some cases this might involve root canal treatment or the removal of the tooth. However, there are situations where you might experience a dental infection that was not properly dealt with, or that you believe occurred in the first place due to poor treatment from your dentist. No one wants to suffer this kind of experience which is why some people will seek out advice about compensation. If you experience a dental infection it is essential that the proper treatment is received as quickly as possible. If this doesn’t happen it can lead to further complications. Even if your teeth were relatively healthy prior to this happening, you could find you go through a tough period as a result.

    Considering a compensation claim as a result of a dental infection

    A dental infection can lead to the loss of one or more teeth. Sometimes prompt treatment by a dentist can prevent this, but not always. However, if you feel your treatment was inadequate or you suffered an infection after a procedure that was not properly administered, it might be worth getting in touch with a professional injury compensation lawyer. They will be able to assess what happened and to see whether evidence of negligence is present that can support any claim you may be keen to make.

    AAH is here now to answer our free 24/7 enquiry line

    We have years of experience in this area and we can provide you with the support and advice you need in this type of situation. If you wish to see whether you have enough evidence to launch a compensation claim, call Accident Advice Helpline now. Our team is ready and waiting to answer your call. You can enjoy no-obligation advice to help determine whether you can bring a no win, no fee* claim that could compensate you for your experience. Call us today to find out more and to see where you stand.

    Date Published: July 12, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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