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Losing your license may greatly affect your future career, but only if you failed to hire a dental attorney for the 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 defend them. Unfortunately, this dentist from El Paso, Texas happens to be one of them.

From September 2007 to October 2008, the dentist fell below the minimum standard of care in the dental treatment of her patient. Specifically, she failed to remove all decay and place retentive fillings on teeth numbers B, I, L.

From August 2008 to April 2009, the dentist again fell below the minimum standard of care in the dental treatment of her patient. Specifically, she cemented the patient’s 6xx9 permanent bridge without replacing the post and build-up on #8.

On or about April 29, 2009, the underdiagnosed a patient’s need for treatment when the patient presented with recurrent decay under filling #3.

From March 2009 to April 2008, the dentist again fell below the minimum standard of care in the dental treatment of her patient. Specifically, the crown on tooth #21 had a short mesial margin and the crown on tooth #18 had overhanging mesial and distal margins.

Because of this, the patient filed a complaint and the dentist was summoned to hear her side.

Unfortunately, with the lack of an effective dental attorney to defend her case, the Board decided to take disciplinary action against the dentist.

Losing your license can compromise your career. However, a skilled dental attorney can greatly help you in major cases such as this. For assistance regarding your dental license case, it’s best to contact Dental Attorney Yong J. An by contacting him at (832) 428-5679.