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Come to our complimentary educational conference for dentists – Monday 14 October 2019

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Dental negligence

Royds Withy King and Parklane Plowden Barristers are inviting dental professionals to attend an evening CPD event which aims to help you plan how best to manage opportunities and risks for you and your practice.

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Grandfather brings dental negligence claim with the help of Royds Withy King after dentist drops metal file down his throat

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A Penzance grandfather has spoken of his terror after a small serrated dental file fell into his mouth and lodged in his throat during routine root canal surgery.

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10 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Royds Withy King continues to sponsor Paralympic athlete

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Pictured: Katrina Hart and Simon Elliman

Royds Withy King continues to sponsor Katrina Hart, a 200m sprinter and University of Bath alumnus, who has cerebral palsy and competes in the T37 class. In today’s blog post, Katrina shares her recent experiences and talks about things that inspire her and keep her going.

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25 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Dental complaints continue to rise

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Dental claims

The number of new enquiries against dentists being dealt with by Royds Withy King has doubled in the last 12 months.

Our specialist Dental Negligence team now handles up to 40 new enquiries every month from disgruntled patients who have experienced problems as a result of sub-standard dental treatment. Many of these enquiries will lead to claims against individual dentists or hospital trusts.

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18 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in News

Former model awarded cash sum to correct dentist’s errors

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A former model has been awarded a cash sum to pay for dental work to restore her two upper front teeth which were seriously damaged as a result of inappropriate treatment. Alicia Lovegrove, aged 33, of Warsash, Southampton, brought a …

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25 September 2012 0 Comments Posted in News

Five ‘firsts’ for Withy King

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Withy King has achieved five first-tier rankings in the latest edition of Legal 500 – an authoritative reference guide to the UK’s best lawyers and firms. Withy King has achieved five first-tier rankings in the latest edition of Legal 500 …

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30 April 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Implant incorrectly placed

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Mr S consulted his dentist about improving the cosmetic appearance of his teeth. He was offered an implant, which his dentist fitted. Unfortunately the implant was placed at an angle sticking out at the side of the gum near to Mr S’s tongue. Despite attempts by the dentist to put matters right, problems persisted and ultimately Mr S required the implant to be removed and replaced.

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30 April 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Significant award for poor bridgework

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Mrs F had to have very complex bridgework carried out over a long period, but with the outcome that it didn’t fit, and kept breaking. She had paid many thousands of pounds for her treatment.

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