Dental Malpractice

Avoid Being Sued for Dental Malpractice for Oral/Oropharyngeal Cancer And Increase Your Chances of a Successful Defense Against a Claim


Harry A. Dorian, Jr., Esquire

Harry Dorian is the managing partner of the Bensalem, PA law firm of Dorian, Goldstein, Wisniewski & Orchinik, P.C. For more than 30 years, he has focused his practice on negligence cases involving serious injuries or death, including medical and dental malpractice. He has represented both defendants and plaintiffs. Harry is continually named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine. For more than 15 consecutive years, he received the highest possible ratings for legal ability and ethical standards.

Serve Your Patients Right and Avoid Being Served

This information was presented at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry Continuing Education program event entitled, “Serve Your Patients Right and Avoid Being Served: Perspectives from the Doctor, Lawyer, and Patient.”

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  • Oral Cancer is likely the most significant condition a dental care provider may ever see.
  • Dental professionals need to obtain comprehensive histories and perform thorough head, neck and oral examinations.
  • Oral cancer screening exams can detect cancer at an early stage, when treatment is most effective. Early treatment saves lives.
  • Malpractice suits are stressful, disruptive, costly, and emotionally draining.

Malpractice laws vary from state to state. Speak to an attorney in your jurisdiction about your particular situation.