It’s best to seek the help of a dental attorney when facing different complaints and allegations. However, some dentists tend to face these results instead without thinking that dental attorneys are always reliable for matters such as these.
Losing your license may greatly affect your future career, but only if you failed to hire a dental attorney for your case. There are some dentists who missed their chances to get their license saved from revocation just because they weren’t able to hire any dental attorney to properly defend them.
On or about October 30, 2009, a certain dentist from El Paso fell below the minimum standard of care by failing to make maintain, and keep adequate records on her patient. Specifically, she released the patient without documenting that she appropriately monitored the patient prior to discharge. The patient did not sustain any injury as a result of the treatment by the dentist.
During the time period from June 19, 2009, through June 21, 2009, the dentist engaged in unprofessional and dishonorable conduct. Specifically, the dentist failed to use reasonable diligence to prevent unauthorized staff from remaking and cementing temporary crowns without supervision. The dentist states that she did not direct staff to perform unauthorized tasks.
The Board gave the dentist the chance to defend herself. However, she was not able to provide a good defense for herself, especially when the dental results were brought up to her. Therefore, the Board placed her license to a disciplinary action instead.
If you also received a complaint regarding a case filed on you, you should hire a dental attorney immediately before it’s too late. Texas dental attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated dental lawyers who helped various dentists in their cases since 2006. You may contact him 24/7 at (832) 428-5679 for more information or if you want to schedule a private consultation.