HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges a dentist punctured her sinus during a procedure and she needed further surgeries and treatments.
Allison Ripley filed a complaint on Oct. 24 in the Harris County District Court against Mauricio Ceballos, DDS, et al. alleging negligence and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Oct. 27, and Nov. 4, 2016, Ceballos performed two root canals on plaintiff’s tooth No. 3. On Dec. 5, 2016, the suit states Ceballos performed apicoectomy surgery on the same tooth. The suit states during the apicoectomy surgery, Ceballos punctured the plaintiff’s sinus and did not diagnose or treat it.