60 Oklahoma Dental Patients Test Positive for Hepatitis, HIV

At least 60 people have tested positive for hepatitis or HIV after visiting an Oklahoma dentist slammed by the state dental board for poor sterilization practices, the Tulsa Health Department said today. Dr. W. Scott Harrington allegedly re-used needles, a practice that can contaminate ostensibly sterile drugs with dangerous diseases. He is also accused of using rusty equipment that was not properly cleaned. More than 7,000 patients from Harrington's Tulsa and Owasso clinics were sent letters...Full Story
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