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Dentists' Actions Can Be Medical Malpractice

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People often wonder if dentists can be held to the same standards of care as other doctors when it comes to medical malpractice. Fellow InjuryBoard blogger Jack Landskroner reminds us that, yes, dental malpractice can indeed be medical malpractice:

Teeth and other areas of the mouth are frequently injured during dental procedures. While there are risks associated with most medical and dental procedures, many times the harm caused goes beyond the mere risk and rises to malpractice.