Is my husband liable for compensation due to dental malpractice at a VA facility?

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My husband is a veteran. He goes to the VA hospital for all his medical needs. He went in for root canal today and the dentist did the wrong tooth. Even with the X-rays and him telling her which tooth, she still did the wrong tooth. So he ended up having 2 root canals today. Onewhich was totally unnecessary. I found it appalling for a professional dentist to make this mistake.

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