Menu & Search
Start Your Claim Today Call 01904 556600
Tell us about your case

Just send us a little bit about yourself and your claim and we will respond within 24 hours.


Get In Touch

General dental neglect can take many forms, here are just a few, if you think you have the grounds to make a claim get in touch for an informal chat.

Failure to detect and treat decay

Regular dental check-ups are recommended so that tooth decay can be detected at an early stage. Unfortunately, some dentists fail to notice decay or fail to perform regular x-rays, missing decay under fillings or between teeth. A patient may then need Root Canal Treatment or a tooth (or teeth) may need extracting.

Injury caused by a drill or other dental equipment

A dentist must exercise great care when using the dental drill or other equipment. Unfortunately, there are a number of dental negligence claims where dentists have caused injury to the tongue, face or lips of a patient, including lacerations or burns.

Dental neglect

Failure of fillings

Fillings are a technical procedure and if a mistake is made the filling can fail prematurely. Other common mistakes include a failure to remove all of the decay in the tooth before the filling is placed or the filling overhangs the tooth, trapping food.

Poor hygiene and infection control

In recent years there have been a number of high profile cases reported in the media where dentists have failed to wash their hands and change gloves between patients. There have also been allegations that some dentists have failed to properly sterilise and decontaminate equipment and instruments. This negligence can lead to cross-infection and unnecessarily increases the risk of patients contracting viruses such as Hepatitis C and HIV.

If you have any concerns over the dental treatment which you have received or think you’ve been a victim of general dental neglect, contact our expert team today on 01904 55 66 00 for a confidential, no-obligation, discussion about your dental negligence claim. Alternatively, email us at help@pryers.co.uk or fill in the form opposite and we will contact you.

5 starsFeefo"I couldn't have received a better service anywhere. My solicitor was professional, helpful, and friendly at all times. I would certainly use them again if required. The final result was very satisfactory." - Mary
Latest News

NHS declares national emergency over TPN IV feed shortage

The NHS has declared a national emergency over a shortage of intravenous feed, vital to hundreds of vulnerable patients. Total Parenteral Nutrition, also known […]

Read More

Experts Express Doubt On Announcement of ‘New’ Money for the NHS.

Boris Johnson has announced plans to spend £1.8bn more on the National Health Service. In a written statement, Johnson said: “It is thanks to […]

Read More

NHS Waiting Times Hit All Time High

Newly released figures have revealed that the number of NHS patients forced to wait more than six months for treatment has hit an all-time […]

Read More

Take a look back through our complete news archive

Follow us on Twitter

#TBT to 13 September 2015, when some of our team tackled the @Great_Run in support of @SpinalInjuries

This year another team will be walking the Yorkshire 3 Peaks in support of @charlie29122012

Our #ThreePeaksChallenge is edging ever closer.

We're raising money for the fantastic @charlie29122012.

You can show your support by following the @Justgiving
link, in their tweet, below.

Load More...