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Broken tooth compensation claims solicitors

If you have a cracked, broken, or damaged tooth after a dental procedure, it’s important to promptly consult your dentist for an immediate evaluation. Dental treatment-related damages can result in discomfort and potential health risks and can also lead to broken tooth compensation.

Improper execution or a lack of thorough assessment of your tooth health before specific dental procedures may lead to broken or cracked teeth. So, if you see any cracked or chipped teeth, it’s important to determine if it’s from something unexpected or possibly because of your dentist.

If you’re considering starting a dental negligence claim, you can fill out our contact form below or call 01254606008 to speak with one of our friendly solicitors today.

How we can help with dental broken tooth injury compensation claims at Farleys

With more than 60 years of experience, Farleys is well-versed in handling dental negligence cases, including claims related to broken or cracked teeth. Our skilled solicitors have a successful track record in effectively resolving cases just like these, ensuring our clients’ satisfaction. We understand the impact that broken or cracked teeth can have on your physical and mental well-being, mainly if your front teeth are affected. And the overall impact this can have on your confidence and quality of life. 

Our dental negligence solicitors will start the process by sitting down for a discussion with you to understand the circumstances potentially surrounding your broken tooth claim. This conversation lets us gather all the necessary information about your case, providing a solid foundation for exploring your legal options and deciding the most appropriate course of action.

What kind of damage can broken or cracked teeth cause? 

It’s often overlooked, but a broken or cracked tooth can significantly impact your oral health and overall well-being. The pain and discomfort that comes with it, mainly when eating or drinking, can be unbearable. Damaged teeth also become more susceptible to bacterial infections, which can lead to further oral health issues. Even if the tooth isn’t currently broken (say, if it’s just cracked), weakened teeth are more prone to future damage. This increases the risk of tooth decay and other complications; in some cases, the problem could worsen if left untreated and result in damage to the tooth’s nerve or even the loss of the tooth, making it crucial to address the issue as soon as possible, especially if you feel like you have grounds for broken tooth compensation.

Am I eligible to make a dental negligence claim?

If your dentist failed to provide you with the expected level of care, you might have grounds for a valid dental negligence claim, such as one for broken tooth injury compensation. Dentists (and all healthcare professionals) must maintain a certain standard of care for their patients.

To establish a case for dental negligence resulting from a cracked or broken tooth, proving that the care received fell below the expected standards is imperative. Evidence demonstrating that the treatment you received falls below the accepted norm is vital to validate claims of negligence. This typically involves consulting the opinion of other medical professionals possessing similar or higher levels of expertise and training. Proving negligence is a complex process, and if you’re looking to seek compensation, you’ll need to demonstrate that the substandard care directly caused your suffering and affected your quality of life.

Your broken tooth injury compensation claim can be further strengthened by any supporting evidence you can collect. This can include any:

  • Dental records
  • Statements from witnesses
  • A second opinion from another expert
  • Relevant photos, such as those showing your injuries
  • Financial records

Contact a Specialist in Dental Negligence Claims

At Farleys, we understand that navigating legal procedures can be an overwhelming experience, especially if it’s your first time. That’s why our solicitors approach every case in a friendly and transparent manner, steering clear of complex legal jargon to ensure you feel comfortable and well-informed. We’re dedicated to delivering the utmost expertise and respect when handling your dental negligence claim.

Moreover, wherever possible, we try to handle claims under a ‘no win, no fee’ arrangement. This means you won’t bear any costs unless your claim succeeds.

If you’re seeking any initial advice on starting a dental negligence claim for broken tooth compensation, feel free to reach out to our dental negligence claims solicitors. Give us a call today at 01254606008 or schedule an appointment via email. We’re here to ensure your needs are met!

What are the time limits for claiming dental negligence compensation?

For most cases, you have a three-year time limit to initiate a dental negligence claim, starting from the day of your dental treatment. However, UK legal provisions consider that the effects of dental negligence might not be immediately evident. So, in specific circumstances, an additional three-year period may be accessible from the “date of knowledge,” which is when you first became aware of the impact of dental negligence. However, when it comes to cracked or broken teeth, the sooner you realise and start the claims process, the better, as it will help prevent further damage and get you the help you need. 

At Farleys, we appreciate that determining precise timelines can be challenging. We strongly recommend contacting us when you suspect a potential claim. This proactive approach enables us to address your case promptly and effectively.

While most cases are resolved outside of court, if your case proceeds to court, rest assured that you can count on us to provide unwavering support and guidance throughout the process.

What are the most common reasons for compensation claims for dentists?

Cases of dental negligence can result from a wide range of scenarios, all varying in severity, and the time it takes to settle these claims will most likely differ with the circumstances of the claim. Some issues, however, are more common than others. For example, if your dentist has caused a crack in one of your teeth and neglected to repair it properly, Other scenarios can include:

  • Your tooth was chipped by your dentist whilst trying to complete other dental work
  • Your tooth was cracked during the process of dental work, such as a filling or root canal
  • You suffered from the loss of a tooth as a result of faulty dental work
  • Faulty dental work led to a tooth extraction that would have been otherwise unnecessary
  • The dentist cracked your tooth, and it led to the need for a crown that was otherwise unnecessary

Why choose Farleys Solicitors?

At Farleys Solicitors, we have a long-standing history of over six decades catering to clients across the North West and the UK. Our solicitors possess the necessary expertise in dental negligence claims, ensuring timely and transparent resolution of your concerns.

We acknowledge the individuality of each case and offer customised advice suited to your specific circumstances. Where applicable, we can also manage your case under a ‘no win, no fee’ agreement.

Should you require the guidance of our dental negligence solicitors or have any questions about our services, feel free to get in touch with a member of our team. You can contact us at 01254606008, use the chat feature on our website, or email us at, where our friendly team will be happy to assist you!

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