• Case ref:
  • Date:
    December 2016
  • Body:
    A Dentist in the Highland NHS Board area
  • Sector(s):
  • Subject:
    clinical treatment / diagnosis
  • Outcome:
    Not upheld, no recommendations


Mrs C complained that her dentist had failed to provide her with appropriate treatment for an infection in her gum. Mrs C said that this had caused her stress and anxiety as she felt she had not been diagnosed correctly.

We took independent dental advice and found that both the examination and the treatment Mrs C received were reasonable and appropriate. We did not uphold the complaint.