Colorado says dentist put thousands at HIV risk from reused syringes

DENVER (Reuters) – A suspended Colorado dentist reused syringes and needles in his now-shuttered practice, potentially exposing thousands of patients to HIV and hepatitis infection, health officials warned on Friday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sent letters to 8,000 patients of dentist Stephen Stein, urging them to seek tests for the diseases after learning of “unsafe injection practices” at two Denver-area clinics he owned between September 1999 and June 2011. …
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