Menu & Search

This was a case about the failure to treat periodontal disease.

WP was a patient at a Dental Surgery in Essex from 2002 to 2008.  In 2009, when the Claimant attended a new dentist she was diagnosed with advanced periodontal disease.  The first Dental Surgery denied any negligence.

We obtained reports from an expert Dentist, which was supportive, but he indicated an aggressive treatment plan to replace all affected teeth with dental implants.

The claim was submitted to the Dentist’s representatives.  Their letter of response alleged that the Claimant was more susceptible to the detrimental effects of plaque which would result in the progression of periodontal disease and tooth loss even with appropriate profession treatment and home care.  They allege that the substantial bone loss suffered by the Claimant is evidence that she was susceptible and earlier referral for aggressive treatment would not have changed the outcome.

After initially offering £8000, the Defendant settled the case for £38,500.

Find more information about dental negligence here

Settlement £38,500
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
Latest News

NHS aims to tackle period poverty with free tampons and other sanitary products

Women and girls in hospital who need sanitary protection will be offered free tampons and other products from this summer, NHS England has said. […]

Read More

Alarming survey reveals a serious downturn in NHS staff wellbeing

Two in five NHS staff in England felt sick from the stress of their job at some point last year, according to a survey. […]

Read More

Doctors warn that scrapping A&E four hour waiting target could have “catastrophic” impact on patient safety

The Times has reported NHS England is backing the plans, which could mean people with less serious illnesses having to wait longer. Meanwhile, new […]

Read More

Take a look back through our complete news archive

Follow us on Twitter

Daughter receives £10,000 for negligent actions. This claim was taken on behalf of Anastasia’s daughter, read more here: https://t.co/ToFsz54au9

At Pryers we take a highly personalised approach to all our cases and put clients at the heart of everything we do. Our wide experience in dealing with personal injury, professional negligence and clinical negligence claims means reassurance and peace of mind for you.

Load More...