Class Action Against 3M Over Alleged Defective Dental Crowns will Proceed

November 21, 2016

defective dental crowns

The case brought against the 3M Company by dentists claiming the company produced defective dental crowns that fail at an alarming rate will proceed in the U.S. District Court of Minnesota.

The complaint alleges that 3M Lava Ultimate Restorative dental crowns contains defects in which the crown flexes when under pressure and fails to properly affix to teeth, resulting in reported failure rates of up to 50%. The complaint also alleges that despite knowing of the defect and unacceptable debond rate, 3M continued to aggressively market and promote Lava Ultimate for its durability.

Plaintiffs’ are alleging that they have experienced and continue to experience financial or economic loss as a result of the product defects, as well as damage to their professional reputation and business practice. Among other firms prosecuting this litigation, Wexler Wallace is serving on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee.

For more information about this case, please contact Wexler Wallace at 312-346-0022 or

Click here to view a copy of the complaint

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