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In Texas, the government has created a special agency that has the jurisdiction to handle controversies and cases involving the dental profession. Every dentist subjected to a disciplinary proceeding or administrative case before the Board is given an opportunity to be heard and defend himself from all accusations. This every dentist with a pending case before the Board is to encourage hiring a reliable dental attorney. for the case they are facing.

Unfortunately, there are some dentists who fail to find the right dental attorney to handle their cases. As a result, most of them would be adjudged liable for the complaints. This usually leads to the revocation of a professional nursing license. This is what happened to a dentist in Houston, Texas for failure to warn of nerve paraesthesia on surgical extraction of upper wisdom tooth of her patient.

On or about November 23, 2009, through December 22, 2009, the dentist fell below the minimum standard of care in the dental treatment of a patient. Specifically, she failed to meet the standard of care in the preparation and placement of a crown on tooth number 7.

Subsequently, the crown failed. This resulted in the extraction of tooth number 7 and the placement of an implant and crown by a subsequent treating dentist.

On or about November 5, 2009, and November 23, 2009, the dentist failed to make, maintain and keep adequate dental records on her patient. Specifically, the record fails to include a notation of core buildup placements in the clinical notes although the patient was billed for core buildups on teeth numbers 7, 8, 9, and 10.

Because of this, the dentist was summoned by the Board to give her a fair chance to defend her case. She was given the chance to defend herself at the Board.

Unfortunately, she was found her guilty for the complaint against her and her license was suspended. She lost the case simply because the dentist failed to find an effective and efficient dental attorney. Avoid committing the same mistake she did. Find the right dental attorney in Texas to help you with your needs. Contact dental attorney Yong J. An directly by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 for a discreet consultation