Can a dentist charge me for crown that was made but not put into my mouth?

My new dentist told me I needed 2 root canals. I paid for the prep fees and the dentist ordered 2 crowns. I went to another dentist for a second opinion and the other dentist told me that I did not need 1 of the root canals or the crown. I went back to the first dentist and told him that I was not going to get the 2crowns that they originally ordered. They told me that they were going to bill me for the full amount of because they were made, even though they were not going to be in my mouth. Can I get charged by a dentist for a product that I never received?

Asked on March 8, 2012 under Malpractice Law, Indiana


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