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August 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Peterborough Dental Clinic Files $11.5 Million Suit Against Salvaterra, Health Unit Over 2019 Inspection

by Toronto Star

A Peterborough dental clinic is seeking $11.5 million in damages in a statement of claim filed against Peterborough Public Health and Medical Officer of Health Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, along with two other doctors. In the claim, filed July 16, Dr.

July 28, 2021 News News

Judge Allows for Class Action Lawsuit Against Guelph Dental Practice Related to 2017 Incident

by GuelphToday

A judge has given permission for a proposed lawsuit against a Guelph dental practice to be certified as a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit is in relation to a 2017 incident where patients of Guelph Dental Associates were advised to get tested

March 12, 2020 News News

Saskatoon Dentist Wins $240K Settlement Against Employees Who Trashed Him on RateMD

by Saskatoon StarPhoenix

A Saskatoon dentist has successfully sued two former employees for $240,000 in damages for a series of negative online reviews they wrote anonymously about his practice. Queen’s Bench Justice Richard Elson made the decision last month after defendants Paige Harrison

January 8, 2020 News News

Nevada Dentist Set 5-Year-Old Girl’s Mouth on Fire During Procedure, Lawsuit Alleges

by Las Vegas Review Journal

A Las Vegas dentist set a 5-year-old girl’s mouth on fire while she underwent a routine dental procedure, a lawsuit filed this week alleges. About a year ago, the Las Vegas girl’s parents took the child to Just For Kids

December 7, 2019 News News

A Dentist Was Filmed Riding a Hoverboard While Extracting a Patient’s Tooth

by CNN

As Veronica Wilhelm lay sedated in a dental chair, her dentist was being filmed riding a hoverboard while he extracted her tooth. Wilhelm says she didn’t know about the hoverboard, or that her procedure in July 2016 was captured on

October 25, 2019 News News

Dental Board Faces Lawsuit Over Direct-To-Consumer Orthodontics

by CDA News

SmileDirectClub LLC filed a lawsuit last week in federal court that alleges the Dental Board of California conspired to hurt the company’s business. The suit also names as plaintiffs Jeffrey Sulitzer, DMD, and his professional corporation. Dr. Sulitzer is a

Infection Control
February 13, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Infection Control Lawsuits: Getting Sued for Nervous Shock

by Michael Carabash, B.A., LL.B., J.D., M.B.A., C.D.P.M.

It is one of your worst nightmares. Public health officials get a complaint from one of your patients. They storm into your office and shut you down for having inadequate infection control practices. Bad as that may sound, it gets