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People go for a cosmetic surgery procedure for various reasons. We tend to have high expectations of the final results we’d get, particularly given the way that many plastic surgery clinics market themselves. When clients go to these clinics, they often look like 5 star spas instead of a hospital giving them the false impression that they’d receive high-quality care from their cosmetic surgeon or specialist. Occasionally clients can pay extra to recover in the clinics or in nearby hotels increasing the cost of their cosmetic procedure and adding to the financial loss of their surgery or negligent care.

Unfortunately things might not always go the way you hoped they would and should you find yourself in this situation then Mercury Legal Online are here to assist. Complete our call back form and one of our cosmetic surgery solicitors will be able to call you back and support you with a claim for compensation. As many botched procedures will need corrective surgery, this compensation will help with the cost of putting it right.

Prior to undertaking any cosmetic procedure, you must understand the dangers and risks involved. Mercury Legal Online are committed to giving you everything you need, guiding you through the maze of information to help you to make an informed decision about your procedure.

What is Dental Implant Surgery?

Dental implants can provide a long-term solution to those with missing teeth. The surgery can be used to replace just one or two teeth or, in the most extreme cases, create a whole new set of teeth.

What happens after the procedure?

After the procedure has taken place there may initially be some discomfort and swelling around the implant, but this should heal fairly quickly. There will be no visible scarring.

How much does Dental Implant Surgery cost?

Dental Implant Surgery can cost up to £3,000. As previously mentioned, the procedure is intended for those who wish to replace missing teeth, however the most important requirement needed to undergo this procedure is that there is enough bone tissue in the jaw. The dentist or surgeon will check this before they begin to operate, however there is the option to have a bone graft if there is insufficient bone tissue present. General oral health is also very important and this will be again be checked prior to the procedure taking place.

What Happens Next?

We can assist you in dealing with complaints, seeking answers or making a claim for compensation on your behalf. We have a specialist team working with plastic surgery treatments which have gone wrong or fallen beneath the standard you’d expect, from all of types of breast implants surgery (including PIPs),tummy/stomach tucks, liposuction and rhinoplasty procedures to name only a few.

Whatever your issue, we will help you and direct you through the legal process. Complete our claim form and we can start your claim today.

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If you are unsure if you have a claim for negligent dental work or treatment? Call our team for free, no obligation advice on making a claim for compensation against your dentist. Stop it from happening to someone else today, Call 24/7 0800 122 3130.

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