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Woman injured during root canal surgery – $1.5 Million Verdict (access required)

On June 18, 2015, the defendant general dentist, Joseph Khalil, DDS, performed an unnecessary root canal retreatment procedure on a lower molar tooth of a woman in her mid-50s. After the defendant perforated outside the root of the tooth, he negligently injected a disinfectant caustic chemical known as calcium hydroxide into the inferior alveolar nerve ...