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Hepatitis C Spread Between Patients At Dental Clinic For First Time: Oklahoma Health Officials

TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa-area dentist whose use was close down since his apparatus was rusty and his employees reused needles was obliged for a nation’s initial delivery of hepatitis C between patients in a dental office, Oklahoma health officials pronounced Wednesday.

Citing genetic contrast achieved during a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma’s state epidemiologist pronounced there was during slightest one instance in that Dr. W. Scott Harrington’s use widespread an spreading disease.

“This is a initial documented news of patient-to-patient delivery of hepatitis C pathogen compared with a dental environment in a United States,” Dr. Kristy Bradley said. “When

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Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

Oklahoma: Hepatitis C was widespread during Tulsa dental clinic

TULSA, Okla.A Tulsa-area dentist whose use was close down since his apparatus was rusty and his employees reused needles was obliged for a nation’s initial delivery of hepatitis C to between patients in a dental office, Oklahoma health officials pronounced Wednesday.


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Citing genetic contrast achieved during a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Oklahoma’s state epidemiologist pronounced there was during slightest one instance in that Dr. W.

Article source: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57603489/oklahoma-hepatitis-c-was-spread-at-tulsa-dental-clinic/

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Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

Okla. says hepatitis C was widespread during dental clinic

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa-area dentist whose use was close down since his apparatus was rusty and his employees reused needles was obliged for a nation’s initial transmission of hepatitis C between patients in a dental office, Oklahoma health officials pronounced Wednesday.

Citing genetic contrast achieved during a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oklahoma’s state epidemiologist pronounced there was during slightest one instance in that Dr. W. Scott Harrington‘s use widespread an infectious disease.

“This is a initial documented news of patient-to-patient delivery of hepatitis C virus compared with a dental

Article source: http://news.yahoo.com/okla-says-hepatitis-c-spread-163700555.html

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Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

Dental Learning and DUX Dental Host Free Webinar on Jun 27th to Examine Overlooked Source of Dental Cross Contamination

OXNARD, CALIF., May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dental Learning, in
collaboration with DUX
Dental
, will horde a giveaway webinar that highlights an
overlooked source of cranky decay in a dental bureau – the
dental bib clip. A new
study
published in Apr found that a poignant suit of
dental bib clips bay germ from a patient, dental clinician
and a sourroundings even after a clips have
undergone customary disinfection procedures. The webinar will
present these and other investigate findings, as good as actionable
steps dental professionals can take to raise their infectionArticle source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/dental-learning-dux-dental-host-150000767.html

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Friday, May 31st, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

5 things to do during a dentist's office

Editor’s note: Mark Burhenne is a practicing family and cosmetic dentist of 25 years and owner of AsktheDentist.com. He is dedicated to lenient people to take control of their dental health, stop handling symptoms and forestall ongoing illnesses in a mouth. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

(CNN) — The recent news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings to light an emanate that is rare, though nonetheless critical — cranky infection in a dental office, or a send of infection from one studious to another in a health caring environment.

The unfortunate

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

How do we know my dentist's bureau is safe?

Editor’s note: Mark Burhenne is a practicing family and cosmetic dentist of 25 years and owner of AsktheDentist.com. He is dedicated to lenient people to take control of their dental health, stop handling symptoms and forestall ongoing illnesses in a mouth. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

(CNN) — The recent news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings to light an emanate that is rare, though nonetheless critical — cranky infection in a dental office, or a send of infection from one studious to another in a health caring environment.

The unfortunate

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/29/health/dentist-5-things/index.html

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

At a dentist: 5 things to know

Editor’s note: Mark Burhenne is a practicing family and cosmetic dentist of 25 years and owner of AsktheDentist.com. He is dedicated to lenient people to take control of their dental health, stop handling symptoms and forestall ongoing illnesses in a mouth. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

(CNN) — The recent news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings to light an emanate that is rare, though nonetheless critical — cranky infection in a dental office, or a send of infection from one studious to another in a health caring environment.

The unfortunate

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/29/health/dentist-5-things/index.html

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Friday, April 5th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

How do we know my dentist’s bureau is safe?

Editor’s note: Mark Burhenne is a practicing family and cosmetic dentist of 25 years and owner of AsktheDentist.com. He is dedicated to lenient people to take control of their dental health, stop handling symptoms and forestall ongoing illnesses in a mouth. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

(CNN) — The recent news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings to light an emanate that is rare, though nonetheless critical — cranky infection in a dental office, or a send of infection from one studious to another in a health caring environment.

The unfortunate

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/29/health/dentist-5-things/index.html

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Thursday, April 4th, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

Scores of Tulsa dental patients tested for hepatitis, HIV exposure

(CNN) — Testing continues for patients who might have been unprotected to HIV and hepatitis from their revisit to Dr. W. Scott Harrington’s suburban Tulsa, Oklahoma, dental office.

By Monday, scarcely 1,000 patients had been screened during a special hospital in a city, and many will accept formula in about dual weeks, state health officials said.

The screenings began Saturday, and a giveaway tests will continue weekdays.

Harrington, 64, surrendered his dental permit on Mar 20 after health investigators found sterilization, staffing and other infractions.


Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/01/health/oklahoma-dental-warning/index.html?eref=rss_mostpopular

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments

5 things to ask a dentist

Editor’s note: Mark Burhenne is a practicing family and cosmetic dentist of 25 years and owner of AsktheDentist.com. He is dedicated to lenient people to take control of their dental health, stop handling symptoms and forestall ongoing illnesses in a mouth. Follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

(CNN) — The recent news in Tulsa, Oklahoma, brings to light an emanate that is rare, though nonetheless critical — cranky infection in a dental office, or a send of infection from one studious to another in a health caring environment.

The unfortunate

Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/29/health/dentist-5-things/index.html

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 Dental Offices No Comments


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