The Department of Managed Care fined Western 1.1 million for unnecessary/negligent dentistry.
An attorney sued Western app. 90 x for negligent dentistry and had jury verdicts, judge decisions, arbitration decisions against Western. They settles mostly out of court. Small Claims court is another option, with $ 7,500 maximum, no attorney fees.
Consult with another dentist, particularly prosthodontists. Check American College of Prosthodontists for a prosthodontist near you. Complain to the Department of Managed Care, who regulates Western. They require you file a written grievance against W.D, which W.D may white wash. Submit a report to the Department of Managed Care from a 2nd opinion dentist showing unnecessary/negligent dentistry. Only if sufficient patients complain, will the Department of Managed Care investigate.
For RCT problems, consult an endodontist. Refwerrals: 1-800-USA-ENDO.