There are new accusations against a dentist who has already been accused of reusing needles and putting thousands of patients at risk.
State health officials say three people may have been infected by a Colorado dentist accused of reusing syringes and needles to administer drugs to some of his patients over more than a decade, but it’s impossible to say for sure.
The allegations of reused needles and syringes have thousands worried about disease exposure in the past … and the rest of us about disease exposure in the future. It makes you wonder, “Just who can you trust”? Dr. Dave Hnida has one thing that may ease your mind the next time you’re at the doctor or dentist. A little box that means someone is thinking about your safety.
The Colorado Department of Health and Environment has sent out 8,000 letters to the former patients of Dr. Stephen Stein asking them to get tested for HIV and Hepatitis B and C. The letters have raised concerns among his former patients.
The Denver Police Department has an ongoing criminal investigation of Dr. Stephen Stein for alleged prescription fraud.
The state health department is warning patients of Dr. Stephen Stein they need to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after it says the dentist re-used syringes and needles from one patient to another.