Grand Junction, CO asked in Consumer Law, Small Claims and Medical Malpractice for Colorado

Q: Does a dentist have to tell you your condition , risk, & the alternatives to prevent your condition from worsening?

Does a dentist have to warn you about bone loss in your jaw, & that it’s going to get worse once your remaining teeth are pulled before pulling your teeth. & if there’s a preventative option that will prevent the further bone loss does he have to tell you that ?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Colorado attorney should advise you on this, but your post remains open for four weeks. You raise the doctrine of informed consent. Yes, you should be warned about the risks associated with any procedure. You could contact a Colorado attorney to discuss your matter and learn about the doctrine in greater detail. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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