December 19, 2018
by KOMO Staff
Patients who recently had services performed at a Burien dental office are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis and HIV after issues were discovered with the clinic’s sterilization practices.
After a complaint, health officials conducted an inspection of the George M. Davis Dental clinic in August, which revealed multiple infection control problems, “including the cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and storage of reprocessed instruments,” according to the Seattle/King County Department of Health. Davis’ dental license was suspended immediately.
Among the findings in the inspection, in addition to instrument sterilization issues, according to the Washington State Department of Health:
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