Successfull form submission tick

Thanks for your details!

One of our legal specialists will review your details and call you back within 24 hours to discuss this further.

Alternatively to speak to a specialist
for FREE call us now on 0800 888 6888

Successfull form submission tick

Thanks for your feedback!

We take all of our feedback seriously so we can learn what we're doing right, wrong and how we can improve.

If you would like to speak to us regarding your feedback please email us at [email protected]

Incorrect Tooth Extraction Claims

Get FREE Legal Advice – Speak to One of the Nation’s Leading Dental Negligence Specialists

Call FREE on 0800 888 6888 or request a call back.

As Seen On

Logos of Radio and Television stations that have featured Hampson Hughes

A Guide to Incorrect Tooth Extraction Claims

Going to the dentist is an experience we will all be familiar with, and in the vast majority of dentist visits, we encounter a competent dental practitioner. However, there are sadly instances when the reasonable standard of care is not met and dental negligence may occur. You may have a claim for incorrect tooth extraction compensation if you can show:

  • that you suffered a level of ongoing pain and/or damage beyond reasonable expectation
  • required further treatment that could otherwise have been avoided
  • that the pain / damage suffered or treatment required was due to recognisable dental negligence

In terms of a dental procedure as routine as a tooth extraction, there is potential for a tooth extraction error. Should you believe that this error may be as a result of the negligence of a dental professional, you can speak to the legal experts here at Hampson Hughes, who will be able to direct you on the correct legal course to seek to obtain incorrect tooth extraction compensation.

Call our experts FREE on: 0800 888 6888

Or we can call you back at a time of your choice

Mon to Fri: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Sat to Sun: 9:00am - 5:00pm

To find out more about making an incorrect tooth extraction claim you can visit the drop-down sections further down this page.

Some of the expected compensation figures related to dental implant negligence claims in the UK are:

Claim TypeCompensation Amount
Significant, chronic tooth pain – extending over a number of years
together with significant general deterioration in the overall condition of teeth
Up to £33,430
Loss of or serious damage to several front teeth£7,650 to £10,010
Loss of or serious damage to two front teeth£3,810 to £6,690
Loss of or serious damage to one front tooth£1,930 to £3,460
Loss of or damage to back teeth; per tooth£960 to £1,500

We have experience in helping a wide range of clients in Liverpool, Birmingham, London and around England and Wales over recent years. We have represented their dental negligence claims to help them gain compensation for pain, injury, and long-term damage, as well as treatment costs in the past and future.

  • When Can I Claim Incorrect Tooth Extraction Compensation?

    The majority of tooth extractions are completed without complication, but in some cases the procedure can cause problems. If you received substandard dental care and have suffered the following, you could be entitled to make an incorrect tooth extraction claim for compensation:

    • You have had the wrong tooth extracted during surgery
    • Retained roots following the extraction of a single root tooth (incisors, canine) as a result of tooth fracture;
    • Retained roots or partial removal of a multi-rooted tooth (molars) ONLY when an x-ray has not been undertaken prior to the extraction;
    • Perforation of the sinus during the extraction of upper molars, which may be as result of unnecessary force;
    • Fracture to the jaw bone as a result of extraction of molars, which may be as result of unnecessary force;
    • Damage to the nerve during the process of tooth extraction
    • Other viable options were not explored to treat the area prior to tooth extraction
    • You have not been made aware of the potential risks of the dental procedure about to take place

    There are several reasons why you might need a tooth extracted. If you have tooth decay or gum disease, there is increased pain, risk of infections and higher risk of tooth loss or extraction. Another dental surgery is the removal of wisdom teeth, which is more invasive, often requiring general anaesthetic. The extraction of wisdom teeth has a higher risk of complications when compared with regular tooth extraction.

  • How Is Dental Negligence Compensation Determined?

    The level of any compensation award depends on the individual circumstances and severity of the dental negligence that occurred and the associated injuries suffered. If the tooth extraction error has caused further complications then this could lead to increased compensation. Your incorrect tooth extraction claim will consider the following factors:

    • An award for any pain and suffering caused by the tooth extraction error
    • Tooth loss itself
    • An award for any future treatment costs that you required to rectify the situation
    • An award for past and/or future losses, including travel costs, dental treatment, prescriptions you have paid for and any lost earnings due to being unable to work

    We will be able to offer helpful legal guidance from your first phone call with us. You can speak to our team by phone or email to arrange your free consultation.

  • How Much Do Incorrect Tooth Extraction Compensation Claims Cost?

    If you have suffered pain and injury as a result of incorrect tooth extraction you might be worried about the legal costs associated with making a claim for dental negligence. Our dental negligence solicitors are here to put your mind at ease, guiding you through all of the financial and funding options open to you when you begin the process of making an incorrect tooth extraction claim.

    There are a few options open to you, but with most clients we will advise that you receive your legal representation on a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) with us. This works as a No Win, No Fee compensation claim, meaning that in the event of an unsuccessful claim you won’t be liable for the legal costs, as they are recovered from the defendant. Our dental negligence solicitors will be able to talk you through this arrangement in more detail, explain in full how it protects your financial interests.

  • Are There Time Limits on Making a Claim after a Tooth Extraction Error?

    As with any other type of dental negligence compensation claim, there is a time limit on when you have to start the claim process by. The following limits apply for incorrect tooth extraction claims:

    • You have three years from the date of the incident where the incorrect extraction took place
    • In some cases, you have three years from the moment when you first became aware of the negligence
    • If the patient was under the age of 18, the time limit of three years begins from their 18th birthday (however a suitable adult can bring a claim on their behalf at any time before they turn 18)
    • If the patient currently has mental incapacity, a designated person can claim on their behalf
  • How Can I Find Specialist Dental Negligence Solicitors?

    If you have suffered injury or illness due to a tooth extraction error then you are in the right place. Here at Hampson Hughes, we have vast experience in assisting clients looking to obtain maximum financial compensation from an incorrect tooth extraction compensation claim.

    You can find out how we can help you, as we have for many clients around England and Wales, by contacting our expert team today. To receive a highly professional service that guides you through the claim process from start to finish, you can call 0151 236 1222 or email [email protected].

Successfull client profile image

Customer Story

Kelly claimed £23,000 and changed her life. She started by taking our free 30 second claim test and found out how much compensation she was entitled to.

FREE Claim Assessment

No Win, No Fee
30 Second Claim
Eligibility Checker

Check my claim

What our customers are saying…

Fantastic service, the attention to all the details was super impressive. They kept me updated throughout the whole process and got my case solved really quickly. I can't recommend them highly enough!

Stephen McNorton

I would like to say huge thanks for all staff from Hampson Hughes Solicitors for the Services which I received during my claim. I highly recommended to others and consider to use again in future if need it. You very professional and polite and helpful.

Piotr Operacz

Great service from start to finish. My solicitor was always happy to explain what was happening and in the end, he got me more compensation than what the insurance company were going to offer me. Glad I used them to look after my claim and I've just had my cheque earlier than expected today!!

Pete Smith

Why use Hampson Hughes

At Hampson Hughes Solicitors we believe that if you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault you deserve access to legal support. Our objective is to ensure we recover the maximum amount of personal injury compensation you deserve. We can help secure access to expert rehabilitation services to ensure that you have the quickest recovery possible. We can ensure you are compensated for any losses you may have suffered, from out of pocket expenses to loss of enjoyment and loss of earnings as a result of your personal injury.

Free Advice

We offer a free legal consultation
to every potential client

No Win No Fee

Many of our claims are offered on
No Win No Fee payment terms

Check your claim

Our free compensation calculator
allows you to check your claim estimate

Claim Process

Each case will have its own individual elements to consider, but the general process for pursuing a compensation claim with Hampson Hughes involves the following steps.

Our 6 steps
to justice


Initial Enquiry

Once you get in touch, we can offer you a free consultation with the relevant specialist solicitor for your case.


Case Acceptance

Should we advise your claim is worth pursuing, and you choose our services, we will begin claim preparation.


Medical Records

We will help you to access and obtain all of the required medical evidence in support of your compensation claim.



Once we have submitted the claim to the defendant, we can begin negotiations on reaching a settlement.


Court Proceedings

Should no settlement be reached, your claim will proceed to court with a view to obtaining a favourable settlement.



Should your claim be successful and compensation be awarded, you should receive it within 14-28 days.

Start Your
Claim Now!

Get In Touch

Hampson Hughes Stats

We’ve established a great track record in our industry having helped many clients with their personal injury or medical negligence claims. Here are some of the key numbers that tell our story so far.


of our clients were
completely satisfied


of our clients would
use us again


of our clients would
recommend our services


in compensation
won for our clients

Take the 30 Second Claim Test

Find out if you qualify to make a
No Win No Fee claim for injury compensation.

We deliver legal services

Book a home visit, our local solicitors will come
visit you to discuss your claim

St. Helens
Who We Are

Take the 30 Second Claim Test

Find out if you qualify to make a No Win No Fee claim for injury compensation:

Check online | Instant answer | Know where you stand

Try The Test
Screenshot of the Claim Test used to check if you have a claim
Call us FREE on
0800 888 6888
or request a call back
contact us