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It's who officials are calling a menace to public health they say doctor Scott -- to may have exposed thousands upon thousands of patients.
To HIV and Pepsi and -- Inspectors called the conditions at his office in Tulsa shocking and unheard of they say the staff is using rusty instruments and reusing.
Unlicensed assistants were in charge of sterilization they tell us and giving anesthesia.
Officials say that's a felony.
They say they also found expired medications including one that went bad in 1993.
There was multiple violations of not following basic infection control -- sterilization procedures are Nader pull out the -- play that had the actual instruments cents.
And she told the mountain and they were rusty and I was I was horrified just something I've never seen before is very very -- -- situation.
Officials call it a perfect storm with doctor Harrington is a Medicaid provider so we had lots of patients with hepatitis and HIV.
The fox reports chief correspondent doctor is live -- your city newsroom this must be terrified pro is patience.
Absolutely horrifying -- it all began when one of don't -- Harrington is patients happen to get sick.
-- -- go see a health professional happened to get tested and I happened to be diagnosed.
C that then these that spot to this investigation.
Adult -- Harrington -- Dental surgery which you see right that's what we talked today to another of doctor Harrington is patience.
On the studio bait and he told us what he would like to say to the allegedly dirty dentist listens.
He was obviously aware of the situation that he is pitting people and so why look why -- -- continue to practice and continue to do -- things and the people at risk.
When his base -- just.
Doing doing everything -- -- back and putting people at risk and now -- wanna know why.
Health Department didn't step in sooner I mean this has been happening for possibly six years so why I want their inspections prior to this Seles is definitely.
-- -- -- Now the tells -- Health Department has sent this letter took.
Thousands of doctor Harrington as patient as it says that it will begin.
Free hepatitis CN HIV testing.
On Monday but then all of those patients -- who get tested.
Will face an agonizing two to three week wait for the result -- Where's doctor Harrington.
We have no idea -- doctor Harrington is right now he has not spoken.
Public police since this story broke up but according to the complaint filed by the Oklahoma border dentistry quote.
During the inspections.
Doctor Harrington referred to his stop regarding all the sterilization.
And drug procedures.
In the -- -- he advised they take care of that.
I -- now I told to criminal defense attorney timer a hold up.
We did today she said legally speaking -- that excuse just won't hold -- listen.
You have a duty to act to supervisor staff.
And you have a duty to ensure that that.
-- you have sanitary conditions and they were acting under the control attend this was his offense.
These -- his.
The people under his it sapped his salary so he can't push it off to the lower people who worked for -- it's absurd.
So doctor Harrington now faces seventeen.
Counts in this complaint they include being a menace to the public health.
And committing gross negligence in the practice of dentistry -- Jonathan thanks -- dot.
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