MARGARET DURAN VS ISMAIL I ELSHERIF D D S

Case No.: BC681187    

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: DEEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

I. INTRODUCTION

On October 24, 2017 Plaintiff Margaret Duran filed an action against defendant Ismail I. Elsherif, D.D.S. (“Defendant”) for negligence relating to dental care she received from April 2009 through October 24, 2016. Defendant moves for summary judgment on the grounds that there is no triable issue of fact respect to the standard of care provided in connection with Plaintiff’s care. No party opposed the motion.

II. FACTUAL BACKGROUND

From April 2009 to October 24, 2016, Plaintiff received dental treatments from Defendant. (Undisputed Material Fact (“UMF”) No. 1.) Plaintiff was first seen by Defendant in April 2009, when she was diagnosed for root canal treatments, gum treatment, and crowns. (UMF No. 4.) In late 2010, Defendant placed implants in her upper right and upper left premolar areas, which were restored and completed. (UMF No. 5.) In 2012, th........