Dirty Dentist Scare

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Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 4:11pm

Hundreds of veterans undergoing HIV and hepatitis testing after dentist's dirty habits come to light.

More than 500 veterans are being tested for possible exposure to infectious diseases.

The tests come after it was revealed a Dayton, Ohio dentist that treated the veterans did not change his latex gloves between patients.

The patients all underwent invasive dental procedures from 1992 to July of last year.

So far nine of the patients have tested positive for Hepatitis B and C.

There have been no cases of HIV or AIDS so far.
 

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