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Dental instruments involved in malpractice suit

A dental clinic is being sued for negligence after a patient was made aware that dental instruments were not sterilised after use. Free blood tests, for such diseases as hepatitis B and C, and HIV, and follow up consultation with other dentists were offered to patients. The clinic was closed within a year of being accredited.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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About: Dental instruments involved in malpractice suit

Date: 21 September 2005

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Author: Karen Kane


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