Compensation following dentist mistake Dentist mistake compensation 08.01.2007 An 18 year old man receives 28k in compensation after a dentist mistake resulted in the wrong tooth being removed. Zac Worthington was 8 years old when he visited his dentist for a routine tooth extraction, but the dentist mistake caused the wrong tooth to be removed, after a few hours the error was identified and attempts were made to re-implant the tooth, without anaesthesia, these attempts proved fruitless.Dentist mistake resulted in more treatment neededAn extensive course of orthodontic treatment was commenced, to ensure that the Mr Worthington's' teeth were moved into an optimal position. This was eventually achieved in 2005, whereupon Mr Worthington's' had 4 upper anterior teeth individually restored with porcelain veneers. Liability admitted. Regular interim payments were made to fund the Claimant's ongoing treatment costs. Mr Worthington will require future restorative treatment in his twenties and thereafter every 7-10 years.If you or someone you know has been effected by a similar incident, our experts can help. Fill in our online claims form for free legal advice. Press contact James Clarke Press Officer +44 (0)161 838 3169 Email James Related articles 19.06.2018The New Tax Evasion Facilitation Offence 18.06.2018Family Of Former College Cleaner Appealing To Ex-Colleagues For Help Following Cancer Death 18.06.2018Family Law Team Ranked Number One 18.06.2018London Drives UK Tourism But Other Regions Attracting Attention 18.06.2018Omnichannel And Experiential 'Key To Retail's Future Success' 18.06.2018Restaurants And Bars 'Must Embrace Tech And The Instagram Age To Stay Relevant'