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Any dentist who faces allegations or complaints they wish to deny should hire a dental attorney to strengthen their defense. Professionals help can provide a better form of defense against the Board as the dentist faces an accusation of any criminal charge they never committed. This is just one of the many cases the dentist from Houston should have known had she only hired a dental attorney to help her.

The incident occurred on or about February 25, 2016, when the dentist allegedly failed to diagnose a periodontal disease of her patient. The patient was a long-standing patient with the dentist and trusted her professional opinion when it came to her oral health.

Over a number of visits, the dentist provided a range of treatments for the patient, including, fillings, root canal treatments, and crowns. Her periodontal condition was never mentioned by the dentist during any of her visits. On a number of occasions, the patient attended complaining of pain and swelling that she was suffering with and she was prescribed antibiotics.

After not being able to put up with the pain anymore the patient decided to book in an appointment with a new dentist and see if they could help find the cause of her pain. It was at this appointment that the problems were brought to light.

The new dentist advised the patient that she was suffering from undiagnosed periodontal disease. Further assessments were carried out and our client underwent the extraction of 4 teeth. She also faces the loss of more due to the periodontal neglect from her dentist.

The patient felt really disappointed with her dentist, on a number of occasions she went to see her with the pain she was suffering with and she was just given antibiotics.

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Enforcement Division is the state licensing board that disciplines a dentist based on any negligence found. During this investigative process, the dentist has the right to counsel. Therefore, it is essential to have experienced counsel when seeking to obtain defend and protect your license. Texas dental defense attorney Yong J. An will fight for your professional rights. To get started with a private consultation, you may contact him at (832) 428-5679.