Dental failure lands claimant £7,000 after simple re-root filling procedure

9th January 2019

A 44 year old man has been awarded £7,000 after errors were made when his dentist failed to properly re-root fill the tooth.

Terence Coles, of Leicester, attended his dentist, Dr Himesh Amin, of Knighton Dental Practice, Clarendon Park, Leicester in December 2016, as he was having tooth ache and needed a tooth re-root filling.

There was a failure to do this which resulted in Mr Coles suffering avoidable pain and loss of amenity, including pain and sensitivity. When brushing his teeth, the tooth was sore and would ache.

As a result of the negligence of the dentist, Mr Coles required a re-root filling, potential apical surgery and crown replacement.

Mr Coles contacted Fletchers Solicitors to pursue a medical negligence claim against his dentist. The case settled in October 2018 and Mr Coles was awarded £7,000.

Hannah Ashcroft, a medical negligence solicitor at Fletchers, said: “We are pleased to have secured this settlement for Terry so that he can now undergo the treatment he requires on a private basis. We wish Terry the very best for the future.”

Mr Coles said: “I would like to thank Hannah Ashcroft, Molly Barker, and the team who have dealt with my claim. The service that I have received has been second to none.”

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