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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 December 3, 2009, a certain dentist from Austin fell below the minimum standard of care during the dental treatment of a minor patient when she seated crowns on teeth numbers 7 and 10 that. were overly contoured with open distal margins.

During the time period from November 27, 2009, through March 14, 2010, the same dentist engaged in dishonorable conduct in the billing of the minor patient’s dental treatment. Additionally, she engaged in unprofessional conduct by allowing her DPS registration to expire and issued eighty-seven prescriptions for controlled substances without appropriate authority.

The Board gave the dentist the chance to defend herself. During the hearing, the dentist states that, during the time period in question, she had moved to a new office address and did not receive timely notification of the expiration of the DPS registration. Upon notification of the expired status of the DPS registration, she immediately initiated steps to renew her DPS registration.

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.